sacaline

noun

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

Word History

Etymology

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

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“Sacaline.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/sacaline. Accessed 6 Dec. 2023.

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