Meaning of samphire

sam•phire

Pronunciation: (sam'fīr), [key]
— n.
  1. a European succulent plant, Crithmum maritimum, of the parsley family, having compound leaves and small, whitish flowers, growing in clefts of rock near the sea.
  2. glasswort.
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