Definitions for saltwortˈsɔltˌwɜrt, -ˌwɔrt

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Princeton's WordNetRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. saltwort, barilla, glasswort, kali, kelpwort, Salsola kali, Salsola soda(noun)

    bushy plant of Old World salt marshes and sea beaches having prickly leaves; burned to produce a crude soda ash

  2. saltwort, Batis maritima(noun)

    low-growing strong-smelling coastal shrub of warm parts of the New World having unisexual flowers in conelike spikes and thick succulent leaves

WiktionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. saltwort(Noun)

    Batis maritima, a plant distributed in the southwestern United States, Caribbean, and South America in coastal saltmarshes.

  2. saltwort(Noun)

    Glaux maritima, a plant in the primrose family (Primulaceae) and which grows along coasts throughout the temperate regions of the Northern Hemisphere.

  3. Origin: From salt + wort.

Webster DictionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. Saltwort(noun)

    a name given to several plants which grow on the seashore, as the Batis maritima, and the glasswort. See Glasswort


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