Definition of Purslanes

1. Noun. (plural of purslane) ¹



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Definition of Purslanes

1. purslane [n] - See also: purslane

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Purslanes

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purslanes (current term)
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Literary usage of Purslanes

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1. Favourite Flowers of Garden and Greenhouse by Edward Step (1896)
"purslanes 07 is about 6 inches in height, and flowers in early summer. ... purslanes Natural Order ..."

2. Minnesota Plant Life by Conway MacMillan (1899)
"The fleshy leaves of the goose- foots and purslanes call to mind similar characters of rock or desert succulents. If the body of a glasswort is chewed a ..."

3. Reports of the Survey (1899)
"... purslanes and mat-spurges select. purslanes and spring- beauties. Of the purslanes three genera are ..."

4. The Plant World by Plant World Association, Wild Flower Preservation Society (U.S.) (1903)
"Who could exalt into garden flowers our wretched pig-weed, or amaranths or cockleburs ; our purslanes and carpet-weeds ? Yet even here we see how narrow is ..."

5. The Plant World by Plant World Association, Wild Flower Preservation Society (U.S.), Wild Flower Preservation Society of America (1903)
"Who could exalt into garden flowers our wretched pig-weed, or amaranths or cockleburs ; our purslanes and carpet-weeds ? Yet even here we see how narrow is ..."

6. Class-book of Botany: Being Outlines of the Structure, Physiology, and by Alphonso Wood (1873)
"... purslanes. Herbs succulent or fleshy, with entire leaves, no stipules, and regular flowers. Sepals 1, united at base, rarely 3 or 6. Petals 5, rarely 0, ..."

7. Gray's School and Field Book of Botany: Consisting of "First Lessons in by Asa Gray (1880)
"Every gradation occurs between ? such a case and that of a calyx altogether free or inferior, as we see in different purslanes and Saxifrages. ..."

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