1. [syn: garden orache, mountain spinach, Atriplex hortensis]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Orach \Or"ach\, Orache \Or"ache\, n. [F. arroche, corrupted fr.
L. atriplex, Gr. ?. Cf. Arrach.] (Bot.)
A genus (Atriplex) of herbs or low shrubs of the Goosefoot
family, most of them with a mealy surface.
Garden orache, a plant (Atriplex hortensis), often used
as a pot herb; -- also called mountain spinach.
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):
n 1: Asiatic plant resembling spinach often used as a potherb;
naturalized in Europe and North America [syn: garden
orache, mountain spinach, Atriplex hortensis]