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- 1. saltwort, barilla, glasswort, kali, kelpwort, Salsola kali, Salsola soda, shrub, bush
- usage: bushy plant of Old World salt marshes and sea beaches having prickly leaves; burned to produce a crude soda ash
- 2. glasswort, samphire, Salicornia europaea, herb, herbaceous plant
- usage: fleshy maritime plant having fleshy stems with rudimentary scalelike leaves and small spikes of minute flowers; formerly used in making glass
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See also: glasswort (Dictionary)