Definition of Salsola

1. Noun. Chiefly Old World herbs or shrubs: saltworts.




Definition of Salsola

1. n. A genus of plants including the glasswort. See Glasswort.

Medical Definition of Salsola

1. A genus of plants including the glasswort. See Glasswort. Origin: NL, fr. L. Salsus salt, because they contain alkaline salts. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Salsola

salsaing
salsalate
salsalike
salsamentarious
salsas
salse
salsero
salseros
salses
salsifies
salsify
salsilla
salsillas
salso-acid
salsoda
salsola (current term)
salsolidine
salsoline alkaloids
salsuginous
salt
salt-and-pepper
salt-cured
salt-depletion crisis
salt-effect distillation
salt-free diet
salt-green
salt-losing defect
salt-losing nephritis
salt-losing syndrome
salt-rising bread

Literary usage of Salsola

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1. Torreya by Torrey Botanical Club (1905)
"In foreground to left is shown half of a plant of salsola Kali. As mentioned above, the dunes terminate at this part of the island in a ..."

2. A Manual of Indian Timbers: An Account of the Growth, Distribution, and Uses by James Sykes Gamble (1902)
"Lace says that the charcoal made from the wood is prized by blacksmiths. Afghanistan and Baluchistan. Baluchistan—Kew Museum (Aitchison). 3. salsola, Linn. ..."

3. A Botanical Materia Medica: Consisting of the Generic and Specific by Jonathan Stokes (1812)
"Corolla none. Capsule with 1 seed. Seed resembling a snail shell. LI Stem herbaceous. L. a Gmel. , salsola Kali. ..."

4. Botanical Miscellany: Containing Figures and Descriptions of Such Plants as by Sir William Jackson Hooker (1831)
"... R. and S. (salsola altissima, Cav.) OBSERVATIONS ON SOME BRITISH PLANTS, PARTICULARLY WITH REFERENCE TO THE ENGLISH FLORA OF SIR JAMES E. SMITH. ..."

5. A Complete pronouncing medical dictionary by Joseph Thomas (1885)
"salsola Kali.* Saltwort, an annual herb, a native of the United States. Barilla, or kelp, is obtained from this plant. Sal-su'gl-nose, or Sal-su'gl-nous. ..."

6. Torreya by Torrey Botanical Club (1905)
"In foreground to left is shown half of a plant of salsola Kali. As mentioned above, the dunes terminate at this part of the island in a ..."

7. A Manual of Indian Timbers: An Account of the Growth, Distribution, and Uses by James Sykes Gamble (1902)
"Lace says that the charcoal made from the wood is prized by blacksmiths. Afghanistan and Baluchistan. Baluchistan—Kew Museum (Aitchison). 3. salsola, Linn. ..."

8. A Botanical Materia Medica: Consisting of the Generic and Specific by Jonathan Stokes (1812)
"Corolla none. Capsule with 1 seed. Seed resembling a snail shell. LI Stem herbaceous. L. a Gmel. , salsola Kali. ..."

9. Botanical Miscellany: Containing Figures and Descriptions of Such Plants as by Sir William Jackson Hooker (1831)
"... R. and S. (salsola altissima, Cav.) OBSERVATIONS ON SOME BRITISH PLANTS, PARTICULARLY WITH REFERENCE TO THE ENGLISH FLORA OF SIR JAMES E. SMITH. ..."

10. A Complete pronouncing medical dictionary by Joseph Thomas (1885)
"salsola Kali.* Saltwort, an annual herb, a native of the United States. Barilla, or kelp, is obtained from this plant. Sal-su'gl-nose, or Sal-su'gl-nous. ..."

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