saltbush

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noun salt·bush \-ˌbu̇sh\

Definition of saltbush

  1. :  any of various shrubby plants of the goosefoot family that thrive in dry alkaline soil; especially :  any of numerous oraches that are important browse plants in dry regions

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1863


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