Batis

noun
Ba·​tis | \ ˈbātə̇s \

Definition of Batis

: a genus of plants constituting the family Batidaceae and characterized by flowers in scaly spikes — see saltwort sense 3

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History and Etymology for Batis

New Latin, from Latin, samphire, from Greek

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“Batis.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Batis. Accessed 25 Jan. 2021.

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