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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: Samphire(0.01382 detik)
Found 2 items, similar to Samphire.
English → English (WordNet)
n : fleshy maritime plant having fleshy stems with rudimentary
scalelike leaves and small spikes of minute flowers;
formerly used in making glass [syn: glasswort, Salicornia europaea
English → English (gcide)
Samphire \Sam"phire\ (? or ?; 277), n. [F. l'herbe de Saint
Pierre. See Saint, and Petrel.] (Bot.)
(a) A fleshy, suffrutescent, umbelliferous European plant
(Crithmum maritimum). It grows among rocks and on
cliffs along the seacoast, and is used for pickles.
Hangs one that gathers samphire, dreadful trade!
(b) The species of glasswort (Salicornia herbacea); --
called in England marsh samphire.
(c) A seashore shrub (Borrichia arborescens) of the West
Golden samphire. See under Golden.