variants or less commonly sachaline
plural -s
: a coarse herb (Polygonum sachalinense) of Sakhalin and cultivated in the U.S. as forage and for lawn decoration

Word History


irregular from Sakhalin, island in the Sea of Okhotsk, eastern U.S.S.R.

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“Sacaline.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 6 Dec. 2023.

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