salicornia

/ (ˌsælɪˈkɔːnɪə) /

noun

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

Nearby words

  1. salic,
  2. salic law,
  3. salicaceous,
  4. salicin,
  5. salicional,
  6. salicylaldehyde,
  7. salicylamide,
  8. salicylate,
  9. salicylic,
  10. salicylic acid

Word Origin for salicornia

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

Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012

Examples from the Web for salicornia