Atriplex

noun
At·​ri·​plex | \ ˈa‧trəˌpleks \

Definition of Atriplex

: a widely distributed genus of herbs or subshrubs (family Chenopodiaceae) with small diclinous flowers and utricular fruit enclosed in two bracts — see orache

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New Latin, from Latin, orache

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“Atriplex.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Atriplex. Accessed 28 Jul. 2021.

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