[ sawlt-wurt, -wawrt ]
/ ˈsɔltˌwɜrt, -ˌwɔrt /
any of various plants of sea beaches, salt marshes, and alkaline regions, especially belonging to the genus Salsola, of the amaranth family, as S. kali, a bushy plant having prickly leaves, or belonging to the genus Salicornia.
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/ (ˈsɔːltˌwɜːt) /
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