[pawr-chuh-lak-uh, pohr-] /ˌpɔr tʃəˈlæk ə, ˌpoʊr-/
any of various fleshy-leaved plants of the genus Portulaca, especially P. grandiflora, widely cultivated for its showy, variously colored flowers.
any portulacaceous plant of the genus Portulaca, such as rose moss and purslane, of tropical and subtropical America, having yellow, pink, or purple showy flowers
[pawr-chuh-luh-key-shuh s, pohr-] /ˌpɔr tʃə ləˈkeɪ ʃəs, ˌpoʊr-/ adjective 1. belonging to the Portulacaceae, the purslane family of plants. /ˌpɔːtjʊləˈkeɪʃəs/ adjective 1. of, relating to, or belonging to the Portulacaceae, a cosmopolitan family of mainly fleshy-leaved flowering plants common in the US
noun 1. a town on NW Long Island, in SE New York.
- Port-wine stain
[pawrt-wahyn, pohrt-] /ˈpɔrtˈwaɪn, ˈpoʊrt-/ noun 1. a large birthmark of purplish color, usually on the face or neck. port-wine stain n. A purplish area of the skin, usually on the head and neck, appearing at birth and caused by an overgrowth of the cutaneous capillaries. Also called nevus flammeus, port-wine mark.
porus po·rus (pôr’əs) n. pl. po·ri (pôr’ī) A pore, meatus, or foramen.