Indian lettuce

noun
a plant of the genus Montia having edible pleasant-tasting leaves
Hypernyms: ↑herb, ↑herbaceous plant
Hyponyms:
Member Holonyms: ↑Montia, ↑genus Montia

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noun
Usage: usually capitalized I
Etymology: indian (II) 2
3. : a succulent herb (Montia perfoliata) of the Pacific coast of No. America; broadly : a plant of the genus Montia (as blinks)

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