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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
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Origin of GLASSWORT

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

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