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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 salt·wort /-ˌwɝt, ˌwɔrt/
 黎科岡羊西菜屬植物

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Salt·wort n. Bot. A name given to several plants which grow on the seashore, as the Batis maritima, and the glasswort. See Glasswort.
 Black saltwort, the sea milkwort.
 

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 saltwort
      n 1: bushy plant of Old World salt marshes and sea beaches having
           prickly leaves; burned to produce a crude soda ash [syn:
            barilla, glasswort, kali, kelpwort, Salsola
           kali, Salsola soda]
      2: low-growing strong-smelling coastal shrub of warm parts of
         the New World having unisexual flowers in conelike spikes
         and thick succulent leaves [syn: Batis maritima]