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orache

noun or·ache \ˈȯr-ich, ˈär-\

Definition of orache

  1. :  any of various herbs (genus Atriplex) of the goosefoot family that include some (as A. hortensis) with edible leaves



Variants of orache

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orach

play \ˈȯr-ich, ˈär-\

Origin and Etymology of orache

Middle English orage, arage, from Anglo-French orasche, arache, from Vulgar Latin *atrapic-, atrapex, from Greek atraphaxys


First Known Use: 14th century


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