Definition of Sea spurry

1. Noun. Prostrate weedy herb with tiny pink flowers; widespread throughout Europe and Asia on sand dunes and heath and coastal cliffs; naturalized in eastern North America.

Exact synonyms: Sand Spurry, Spergularia Rubra
Group relationships: Genus Spergularia, Spergularia
Generic synonyms: Weed

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Sea Spurry

sea scurfs
sea scurvy
sea serpent
sea serpents
sea shanties
sea shanty
sea silk
sea slater
sea slug
sea snail
sea snake
sea snipe
sea spider
sea spiders
sea spray
sea spurry (current term)
sea squab
sea squill
sea squirt
sea star
sea stars
sea starwort
sea steps
sea surgeon
sea swallow
sea tang
sea tangle
sea thongs
sea titling
sea toad

Literary usage of Sea spurry

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1. The New Statistical Account of Scotland by Society for the Benefit of the Sons and Daughters of the Clergy (1845)
"Along the shore there are, sea-spurry, sandwort, common sea milk-wort, scurvy-grass, and squill. In the pleasure-grounds of Cullen House, which mostly lie ..."

2. The book of the Axe: Containing a Piscatorial Description of that Stream and by George Philip Rigney Pulman (1875)
"Two pretty flowering plants, the sea-milkwort and the sea-spurry, may likewise be gathered. Here also appear in masses the sea- thrift, and, ..."

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