sea lavender


Definition of sea lavender

: any of a genus (Limonium) of chiefly perennial herbs of the plumbago family with small flowers and basal leaves

Examples of sea lavender in a Sentence

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First Known Use of sea lavender

1597, in the meaning defined above

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30 Sep 2020

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“Sea lavender.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 26 Oct. 2020.

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