Definitions for oyster plant

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

oys′ter plant`(n.)

  1. Category: Plants

    Ref: salsify .

Origin of oyster plant:

1815–25, Amer.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. salsify, oyster plant(noun)

    edible root of the salsify plant

  2. salsify, oyster plant, vegetable oyster, Tragopogon porrifolius(noun)

    Mediterranean biennial herb with long-stemmed heads of purple ray flowers and milky sap and long edible root; naturalized throughout United States

  3. oyster plant, vegetable oyster(noun)

    long white salsify


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