orach

or or·ache

[ awr-uh ch, or- ]
/ ˈɔr ətʃ, ˈɒr- /
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noun

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

Nearby words

  1. or whatever,
  2. ora,
  3. ora et labora,
  4. ora pro nobis,
  5. orac,
  6. orache,
  7. oracle,
  8. oracle bones,
  9. oracles,
  10. oracular

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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