sea blite

[ blahyt ]

  1. any of several halophytic herbs of the genus Suaeda, having fleshy leaves.

Origin of sea blite

First recorded in 1755–60

Words Nearby sea blite Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2024

How to use sea blite in a sentence

  • 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 seablite


/ (ˈsiːˌblaɪt) /

  1. a prostrate annual plant of the goosefoot family, Suaeda maritima, of salt marshes, having fleshy alternate leaves and small green flowers

Origin of seablite

C18: sea + blite, via Latin from Greek bliton orache

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