"glassworts" in the noun sense
1. saltwort, barilla, glasswort, kali, kelpwort, Salsola kali, Salsola soda
bushy plant of Old World salt marshes and sea beaches having prickly leaves burned to produce a crude soda ash
2. glasswort, samphire, Salicornia europaea
fleshy maritime plant having fleshy stems with rudimentary scalelike leaves and small spikes of minute flowers formerly used in making glass
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