Meaning of sea lavender

sea' lav"ender

Pronunciation: [key]
  1. an Old World, maritime plant, Limonium vulgare, of the leadwort family, having one-sided spikes of small, lavender-colored flowers.
  2. a similar plant, Limonium carolinianum, of the eastern coast of North America.
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