Definition of Saltwort

1. Noun. Bushy plant of Old World salt marshes and sea beaches having prickly leaves; burned to produce a crude soda ash.

Exact synonyms: Barilla, Glasswort, Kali, Kelpwort, Salsola Kali, Salsola Soda
Generic synonyms: Bush, Shrub



2. Noun. Low-growing strong-smelling coastal shrub of warm parts of the New World having unisexual flowers in conelike spikes and thick succulent leaves.
Exact synonyms: Batis Maritima
Group relationships: Batis, Genus Batis
Generic synonyms: Bush, Shrub

Definition of Saltwort

1. n. A name given to several plants which grow on the seashore, as the Batis maritima, and the glasswort. See Glasswort.

Definition of Saltwort

1. Noun. ''Batis maritima'', a plant distributed in the southwestern United States, Caribbean, and South America in coastal saltmarshes. ¹

2. Noun. ''Glaux maritima'', a plant in the primrose family (Primulaceae) and which grows along coasts throughout the temperate regions of the Northern Hemisphere. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Saltwort

1. a seaside herb [n -S]

Medical Definition of Saltwort

1. A name given to several plants which grow on the seashore, as the Batis maritima, and the glasswort. See Glasswort. Black saltwort, the sea milkwort. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Saltwort

saltpetres
saltpetrous
saltproof
salts
saltshaker
saltshakers
saltus
saltuses
saltweed
saltweeds
saltwork
saltworks
saltwort (current term)
saltwort family
saltworts
salty
salty waters
salubrinal
salubrious
salubriously
salubriousness
salubrities
salubrity
salue
salued
salues

Literary usage of Saltwort

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1. The Gardeners Dictionary: Containing the Methods of Cultivating and ...by Philip Miller by Philip Miller (1754)
"С. В. Р. Sea Milkwort, or black saltwort. 2. GLAUX marĂ­tima, flore, alie. Tourn. Sea Milkwort, with a white Flower. 3. ..."

2. The Gardeners Dictionary: Containing the Methods of Cultivating and ...by Philip Miller by Philip Miller (1754)
"С. В. Р. Sea Milkwort, or black saltwort. 2. GLAUX marĂ­tima, flore, alie. Tourn. Sea Milkwort, with a white Flower. 3. ..."

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