orache

noun
or·​ache | \ ˈȯr-ich How to pronounce orache (audio) , ˈär- \
variants: or orach

Definition of orache

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

First Known Use of orache

14th century, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for orache

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

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“Orache.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/orache. Accessed 4 Jul. 2020.

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