salicornia

/ (ˌsælɪˈkɔːnɪə) /

noun

any chenopodiaceous plant of the genus Salicornia, of seashores and salt marshes: includes glasswort

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Word Origin for salicornia

C19: from Late Latin, perhaps from Latin sal salt + cornu a horn
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