American sea rocket

noun

: a fleshy herb (Cakile edentula) with purplish flowers and jointed pods found on seabeaches

Word History

First Known Use

1814, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of American sea rocket was in 1814

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“American sea rocket.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/American%20sea%20rocket. Accessed 17 Jun. 2024.

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