from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A cruciferous plant of the genus Cakile.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. salt-tolerant seashore annual grown for its fragrant rose or violet flowers and fleshy grey-green foliage
Sorry, no etymologies found.
It looked too arid to support life, but sea-rocket with fleshy emerald stems and lilac flowers was scattered about.