Definition of Sea milkwort

1. Noun. A small fleshy herb common along North American seashores and in brackish marshes having pink or white flowers.

Exact synonyms: Black Saltwort, Glaux Maritima, Sea Trifoly
Group relationships: Genus Glaux, Glaux
Generic synonyms: Herb, Herbaceous Plant



Medical Definition of Sea milkwort

1. A low, fleshy perennial herb (Glaux maritima) found along northern seashores. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Sea Milkwort

sea level
sea levels
sea lilies
sea lily
sea lion
sea lions
sea loach
sea louse
sea mantis
sea mark
sea mat
sea maw
sea mew
sea mile
sea milkwort (current term)
sea monk
sea monks
sea monster
sea moss
sea mosses
sea mouse
sea mouth
sea mud
sea needle
sea needles
sea nettle
sea nymph
sea onion
sea orange

Literary usage of Sea milkwort

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

2. Manual of the Botany of the Northern United States by Asa Gray (1859)
"Г. GL, AUX, L. SEA-MILKWORT. Calyx bell-shaped, 5-cleft ; the lobes ovate, petal-like. Corolla wanting. Stamens 5, on the base of the calyx, alternate with ..."

3. The Farmer's Encyclopædia, and Dictionary of Rural Affairs: Embracing All by Cuthbert William Johnson (1844)
"The common sea-milkwort, or black salt-wort ((!. marítima), is in England a pretty little indigenous perennial plant, growing abundantly in muddy ..."

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