sea blite

[ blahyt ]

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

Origin of sea blite

1
First recorded in 1755–60

Words Nearby sea blite

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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

seablite

/ (ˈsiːˌblaɪt) /


noun
  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

1
C18: sea + blite, via Latin from Greek bliton orache

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