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Meaning of purslane

purs•lane

Pronunciation: (pûrs'lān, -lin), [key]
— n.
  1. a low, trailing plant, Portulaca oleracea, having yellow flowers, used as a salad plant and potherb. Cf.
  2. any other plant of the purslane family.
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