sea lungwort


noun

a plant, Mertensia maritima, of the borage family, growing on northern seacoasts and having leaves with an oysterlike flavor.

Nearby words

  1. sea level,
  2. sea lily,
  3. sea lion,
  4. sea loch,
  5. sea lord,
  6. sea lyme grass,
  7. sea mat,
  8. sea mew,
  9. sea mile,
  10. sea milkwort

Origin of sea lungwort

First recorded in 1590–1600

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