Definition of Saltbush

1. Noun. Any of various shrubby plants of the genus Atriplex that thrive in dry alkaline soil.




Definition of Saltbush

1. n. An Australian plant (Atriplex nummularia) of the Goosefoot family.

Definition of Saltbush

1. Noun. Any of the genus ''Atriplex'' of plants, including many desert and seashore plants and halophytes. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Saltbush

1. a salt-tolerant plant [n -ES]

Medical Definition of Saltbush

1. An Australian plant (Atriplex nummularia) of the Goosefoot family. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Saltbush

saltationists
saltations
saltato
saltatoria
saltatorial
saltatorious
saltatory
saltatory chorea
saltatory conduction
saltatory evolution
saltatory movement
saltatory replication
saltatory spasm
saltbox
saltboxes
saltbush (current term)
saltbushes
saltcat
saltcats
saltcellar
saltcellars
saltchucks
salted
salted plasma
salted serum
salter
salter-harris fractures
saltern
salterns

Literary usage of Saltbush

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1. Cyclopedia of American Agriculture: A Popular Survey of Agricultural by Liberty Hyde Bailey (1907)
"Of these, only the Australian saltbush has attained any large degree of prominence ... The chief use of the Australian saltbush is for soiling purposes. ..."

2. Forage Plants and Their Culture by Charles Vancouver Piper (1914)
"Australian saltbush (Atriplex semibaccata). — This plant is native to alkali lands in Australia, where it has long been recognized as a valuable natural ..."

3. Forage Plants and Their Culture by Charles Vancouver Piper (1914)
"In southern California the Australian saltbush has become naturalized and moderately aggressive in a few places, but elsewhere it has not shown this trait. ..."

4. On Horseback Through Nigeria; Or, Life and Travel in the Central Sudan by John Downie Falconer (1911)
"... shores of Chad—A disappointment—Canoeing on the lake—Mosquitoes and horseflies—Last view of Chad—The saltbush or siwak- tree—A magnificent ..."

5. Irrigation with Surface and Subterranean Waters and Land Drainage with by Walter Gibbons Cox (1906)
"saltbush AND ITS CULTIVATION. There are few antagonistic conditions for which there are ... Stock grazed on saltbush was also remarkably free from parasitic ..."

6. Australian Poets, 1788-1888: Being a Selection of Poems Upon All Subjects by Arthur Patchett Martin (1890)
"[Better known to Colonial readers as Old saltbush.] DESPAIR. To feel the heart-beat brimming full of love, And know another brims as full for you ; Yet know ..."

7. Wild Land Shrub and Arid Land Restoration Symposium: Proceedings edited by Bruce A. Roundy, E. Durant McArthur, Jennifer S. Hayley, David K. Mann (1996)
"Fourwing saltbush can grow in such areas and improve site productivity and stability. ... In order to determine ways to grow fourwing saltbush under saline ..."

8. Cyclopedia of American Agriculture: A Popular Survey of Agricultural by Liberty Hyde Bailey (1907)
"Of these, only the Australian saltbush has attained any large degree of prominence ... The chief use of the Australian saltbush is for soiling purposes. ..."

9. Forage Plants and Their Culture by Charles Vancouver Piper (1914)
"Australian saltbush (Atriplex semibaccata). — This plant is native to alkali lands in Australia, where it has long been recognized as a valuable natural ..."

10. Forage Plants and Their Culture by Charles Vancouver Piper (1914)
"In southern California the Australian saltbush has become naturalized and moderately aggressive in a few places, but elsewhere it has not shown this trait. ..."

11. On Horseback Through Nigeria; Or, Life and Travel in the Central Sudan by John Downie Falconer (1911)
"... shores of Chad—A disappointment—Canoeing on the lake—Mosquitoes and horseflies—Last view of Chad—The saltbush or siwak- tree—A magnificent ..."

12. Irrigation with Surface and Subterranean Waters and Land Drainage with by Walter Gibbons Cox (1906)
"saltbush AND ITS CULTIVATION. There are few antagonistic conditions for which there are ... Stock grazed on saltbush was also remarkably free from parasitic ..."

13. Australian Poets, 1788-1888: Being a Selection of Poems Upon All Subjects by Arthur Patchett Martin (1890)
"[Better known to Colonial readers as Old saltbush.] DESPAIR. To feel the heart-beat brimming full of love, And know another brims as full for you ; Yet know ..."

14. Wild Land Shrub and Arid Land Restoration Symposium: Proceedings edited by Bruce A. Roundy, E. Durant McArthur, Jennifer S. Hayley, David K. Mann (1996)
"Fourwing saltbush can grow in such areas and improve site productivity and stability. ... In order to determine ways to grow fourwing saltbush under saline ..."

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