sea lavender

noun

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

Recent Examples on the Web The Glowscreen also features cocoa peptides for blue light protection and sea lavender for antioxidant protection. Nicole Saunders, NBC News, 9 Apr. 2021 Among the virtual rainbow of plants are foxtail agave, sea lavender, society garlic, blue chalksticks, lantana, Texas sundrop, paddle plants, butterfly bush, cape plumbago, agapanthus and a small bougainvillea bush. San Diego Union-Tribune, 20 Sep. 2020

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First Known Use of sea lavender

1597, in the meaning defined above

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“Sea lavender.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/sea%20lavender. Accessed 22 Oct. 2021.

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