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[purs-leyn, -lin] /ˈpɜrs leɪn, -lɪn/

a low, trailing plant, Portulaca oleracea, having yellow flowers, used as a salad plant and potherb.
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any other plant of the purslane family.
/ˈpɜːslɪn; -leɪn/
a weedy portulacaceous plant, Portulaca oleracea, with small yellow flowers and fleshy leaves, which are used in salads and as a potherb
any of various similar or related plants, such as sea purslane and water purslane


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