orach

or or·ache

[ awr-uhch, or- ]
/ ˈɔr ətʃ, ˈɒr- /

noun

any plant of the genus Atriplex, especially A. hortensis, of the amaranth family, cultivated for use like spinach.

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Origin of orach

1350–1400; Middle English orage, arage<Old French arache<Vulgar Latin *atripica, variant of Latin atriplic- (stem of atriplex) ≪ Greek atráphaxys

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