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sea blite

[blahyt]
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noun
  1. 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
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British Dictionary definitions for seablite

seablite

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

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