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saltwort

noun salt·wort \-ˌwərt, -ˌwrt\

Definition of SALTWORT

1
:  any of a genus (Salsola) of plants (as the Russian thistle) of the goosefoot family of which some have been used in making soda ash
2
:  a low-growing strong-smelling succulent coastal shrub (Batis maritima of the family Bataceae) of warm parts of the New World

First Known Use of SALTWORT

1568

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