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Wordnet 3.0

NOUN (1)

1. any of various herbaceous plants of the genus Atriplex that thrive in deserts and salt marshes;
[syn: orach, orache]


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. [1913 Webster] Garden orache, a plant (Atriplex hortensis), often used as a pot herb; -- also called mountain spinach. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Atriplex \Atriplex\ n. a genus of plants of the goosefoot family (Chenopodiaceae); its members include species called orach and saltbush. Syn: genus Atriplex. [WordNet 1.5]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

orach n 1: any of various herbaceous plants of the genus Atriplex that thrive in deserts and salt marshes [syn: orach, orache]