nsaltwortlow-growing strong-smelling coastal shrub of warm parts of the New World having unisexual flowers in conelike spikes and thick succulent leaves
nsaltwortbushy plant of Old World salt marshes and sea beaches having prickly leaves; burned to produce a crude soda ash
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
nSaltwort(Bot) A name given to several plants which grow on the seashore, as the Batis maritima, and the glasswort. See Glasswort.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
nsaltwortA name of several maritime plants, particularly the alkaline plants Salsola Kali (also called prickly glasswort) and S. oppositifolia: applied also to the glassworts Salicornia. The two genera are alike in habit and uses. See alkali and glasswort.
Was the saltwort a little too prickly, the Malabar spinach too viscous.