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sea purslane

  

      n   a small chenopodiaceous shrub, Halimione portulacoides, of salt marshes in Eurasia and parts of Africa, having oval leaves and inconspicuous flowers  
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purslane  
      n  
1    a weedy portulacaceous plant, Portulaca oleracea, with small yellow flowers and fleshy leaves, which are used in salads and as a potherb  
2    any of various similar or related plants, such as sea purslane and water purslane  
     (C14 purcelane, from Old French porcelaine, from Late Latin porcillago, from Latin porcillaca, variant of portulaca)  


sea purslane  
      n   a small chenopodiaceous shrub, Halimione portulacoides, of salt marshes in Eurasia and parts of Africa, having oval leaves and inconspicuous flowers  
water purslane  
      n  
1    an onagraceous marsh plant, Ludwigia palustris, of temperate and warm regions, having reddish stems and small reddish flowers  
2    any of several lythraceous plants of wet places that resemble purslane, such as Peplis portular of Europe, which has small pinkish flowers, and Didiplis diandris of North America, which has small greenish flowers  

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n.
A seagrass species that is endemic to the Mediterranean Sea. Also called Neptune grass.
[Bot.] Latin: Posidonia oceanica. Another species (Posidonia australis) is endemic to Australia.
adj.
adj 1 able to live both on land and in the water, as frogs, toads, etc. 2 designed for operation on or from both water and land 3 relating to military forces and equipment organized for operations launched from the sea against an enemy shore 4 having a dual or mixed nature
n.
renewable energy obtainable on coasts based on the sea or ocean low and high tides
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