an Old World, maritime plant, Limonium vulgare, of the leadwort family, having one-sided spikes of small, lavender-colored flowers.
a similar plant, Limonium carolinianum, of the eastern coast of North America.
any of numerous perennial plants of the plumbaginaceous genus Limonium, of temperate salt marshes, having spikes of white, pink, or mauve flowers, several species of which are grown as garden plants See also statice
noun, Nautical Slang. 1. a sailor inclined to question or complain about the orders given. noun 1. (nautical, slang) a contentious seaman
noun 1. a town in S California.
noun 1. a rich, dark brown suggestive of dressed and dyed sealskin. noun 1. a dark brown colour often with a yellowish or greyish tinge (as adjective): a seal-brown dress
noun, Newfoundland. 1. an iron hook used for dragging seal carcasses over the ice.