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Meaning of saltwort

salt•wort

Pronunciation: (sôlt'wûrt", -wôrt"), [key]
— n.
  1. any of various plants of sea beaches, salt marshes, and alkaline regions, esp. belonging to the genus Salsola, of the goosefoot family, as S. kali, a bushy plant having prickly leaves, or belonging to the genus Salicornia.
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