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ˈglæsˌwɜrt, -ˌwɔrt, ˈglɑs-glass·wort

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. saltwort, barilla, glasswort, kali, kelpwort, Salsola kali, Salsola sodanoun

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

  2. glasswort, samphire, Salicornia europaeanoun

    fleshy maritime plant having fleshy stems with rudimentary scalelike leaves and small spikes of minute flowers; formerly used in making glass

Wiktionary

  1. glasswortnoun

    The plant of the genus Salicornia, once burned to produce the ash used to make soda glass.

    Etymology: Glass + wort = plant (archaic)

  2. glasswortnoun

    Any of the edible plants called samphire.

    Etymology: Glass + wort = plant (archaic)

Webster Dictionary

  1. Glasswortnoun

    a seashore plant of the Spinach family (Salicornia herbacea), with succulent jointed stems; also, a prickly plant of the same family (Salsola Kali), both formerly burned for the sake of the ashes, which yield soda for making glass and soap

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of glasswort in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of glasswort in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

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