sea plantain

noun

Definition of sea plantain 

: a perennial plantain (Plantago maritima) with grasslike leaves that is found chiefly along shore and wet rocky alpine areas of Eurasia, Africa, and North and South America

called also goose tongue, seaside plantain

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