orache

esp US orach

/ (ˈɒrɪtʃ) /

noun

any of several herbaceous plants or small shrubs of the chenopodiaceous genus Atriplex, esp A. hortensis (garden orache), which is cultivated as a vegetable. They have typically greyish-green lobed leaves and inconspicuous flowers

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Word Origin for orache

C15: from Old French arache, from Latin atriplex, from Greek atraphaxus, of obscure origin

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