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glasswort

noun glass·wort \-ˌwərt, -ˌwrt\

Definition of GLASSWORT

:  any of a genus (Salicornia) of woody jointed succulent herbs of the goosefoot family with leaves reduced to fleshy sheaths —called also pickleweed

Origin of GLASSWORT

from its former use in the manufacture of glass
First Known Use: 1597

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