Definition of Sea trifoly

1. Noun. A small fleshy herb common along North American seashores and in brackish marshes having pink or white flowers.

Exact synonyms: Black Saltwort, Glaux Maritima, Sea Milkwort
Group relationships: Genus Glaux, Glaux
Generic synonyms: Herb, Herbaceous Plant



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Sea Trifoly

sea squirt
sea star
sea stars
sea starwort
sea steps
sea surgeon
sea swallow
sea tang
sea tangle
sea thongs
sea titling
sea toad
sea toads
sea trial
sea trials
sea trifoly (current term)
sea trout
sea trumpet
sea trumpets
sea turn
sea turns
sea turtle
sea turtles
sea unicorn
sea unicorns
sea urchin
sea urchin granuloma
sea urchins
sea vegetable
sea wall

Literary usage of Sea trifoly

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1. An Illustrated Flora of the Northern United States: Canada and the British by Nathaniel Lord Britton, Addison Brown (1897)
"Called also sea trifoly. June-Aug. 1o. ANAGALLIS L. Sp. PL 148. 1753. Annual or perennial, diffuse or erect, branching mostly glabrous herbs, with opposite ..."

2. An Illustrated Flora of the Northern United States: Canada and the British by Nathaniel Lord Britton, Addison Brown (1897)
"... south to Nebraska and Nevada; on the Pacific Coast from California to Alaska. Also in Europe and Asia. Called also sea trifoly. June-Aug. io. ..."

3. Miscellanies by New Shakspere Society (London, England). (1876)
"ejU~ed tAi/ife"= sacred — the emblem of Scotland, ie, Carduus bene- dictus; ibid., "sea trifoly"— can find none with epithet 'Sea'; 1. ..."

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