"saltworts" 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. saltwort, Batis maritima
low-growing strong-smelling coastal shrub of warm parts of the New World having unisexual flowers in conelike spikes and thick succulent leaves
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