Salicornia europaea

noun
fleshy maritime plant having fleshy stems with rudimentary scalelike leaves and small spikes of minute flowers; formerly used in making glass
Syn: ↑glasswort, ↑samphire
Hypernyms: ↑herb, ↑herbaceous plant
Member Holonyms: ↑Salicornia, ↑genus Salicornia

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