[ blahyt ]
/ blaɪt /
any of several halophytic herbs of the genus Suaeda, having fleshy leaves.
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Origin of sea blite
First recorded in 1755–60
Words nearby sea blite
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Sea-blite and skuas had helped her enormously, but their efficacy would begin to wane if now she could not shew them to somebody.Dodo Wonders|E. F. Benson
British Dictionary definitions for sea blite
/ (ˈsiːˌblaɪt) /
a prostrate annual plant of the goosefoot family, Suaeda maritima, of salt marshes, having fleshy alternate leaves and small green flowers
Word Origin for seablite
C18: sea + blite, via Latin from Greek bliton orache
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