noun or·ache \ˈȯr-ich, ˈär-\

Definition of orache

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

Variants of orache



Origin and Etymology of orache

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

First Known Use: 14th century

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