samphire

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samphire

1. an umbelliferous plant, Crithmum maritimum, of Eurasian coasts, having fleshy divided leaves and clusters of small greenish-white flowers
2. golden samphire a Eurasian coastal plant, Inula crithmoides, with fleshy leaves and yellow flower heads: family Asteraceae (composites)
3. another name for glasswort
4. any of several other plants of coastal areas
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For those who have no notion about what to do with such items as crosnes, scorzoneras, samphires or medlars.
He founded the local soccer club, Fenit Samphires, in the early Nineties.