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Artemisia maritima
Sea wormwood Sea" worm"wood` (Bot.) A European species of wormwood (Artemisia maritima) growing by the sea.
Batis maritima
Saltwort Salt"wort`, n. (Bot.) A name given to several plants which grow on the seashore, as the Batis maritima, and the glasswort. See Glasswort. Black saltwort, the sea milkwort.
Cineraria maritima
Dusty Dust"y, a. [Compar. Dustier; superl. Dustiest.] [AS. dystig. See Dust.] 1. Filled, covered, or sprinkled with dust; clouded with dust; as, a dusty table; also, reducing to dust. And all our yesterdays have lighted fools The way to dusty death. --Shak. 2. Like dust; of the color of dust; as a dusty white. Dusty miller (Bot.), a plant (Cineraria maritima); -- so called because of the ashy-white coating of its leaves.
Crambe maritima
Kale Kale, n. [Scot. kale, kail, cale, colewort, Gael. cael; akin to Ir. cal, W. cawl, Armor. kaol. See Cole.] 1. (Bot.) A variety of cabbage in which the leaves do not form a head, being nearly the original or wild form of the species. [Written also kail, and cale.] 2. See Kail, 2. Sea kale (Bot.), a European cruciferous herb (Crambe maritima), often used as a pot herb; sea cabbage.
Glaux maritima
Sea milkwort Sea" milk"wort` (Bot.) A low, fleshy perennial herb (Glaux maritima) found along northern seashores.
Malcolmia maritima
Mahon stock Ma*hon" stock` (Bot.) An annual cruciferous plant with reddish purple or white flowers (Malcolmia maritima). It is called in England Virginia stock, but the plant comes from the Mediterranean.
Maritimal
Maritimal Ma*rit"i*mal, Maritimale Ma*rit"i*male, a. See Maritime. [Obs.]
Maritimale
Maritimal Ma*rit"i*mal, Maritimale Ma*rit"i*male, a. See Maritime. [Obs.]
Prunus maritima
Note: Two or three hundred varieties of plums derived from the Prunus domestica are described; among them the greengage, the Orleans, the purple gage, or Reine Claude Violette, and the German prune, are some of the best known. Note: Among the true plums are; Beach plum, the Prunus maritima, and its crimson or purple globular drupes, Bullace plum. See Bullace. Chickasaw plum, the American Prunus Chicasa, and its round red drupes. Orleans plum, a dark reddish purple plum of medium size, much grown in England for sale in the markets. Wild plum of America, Prunus Americana, with red or yellow fruit, the original of the Iowa plum and several other varieties. Among plants called plum, but of other genera than Prunus, are; Australian plum, Cargillia arborea and C. australis, of the same family with the persimmon. Blood plum, the West African H[ae]matostaphes Barteri. Cocoa plum, the Spanish nectarine. See under Nectarine. Date plum. See under Date. Gingerbread plum, the West African Parinarium macrophyllum. Gopher plum, the Ogeechee lime. Gray plum, Guinea plum. See under Guinea. Indian plum, several species of Flacourtia. 2. A grape dried in the sun; a raisin. 3. A handsome fortune or property; formerly, in cant language, the sum of [pounds]100,000 sterling; also, the person possessing it. Plum bird, Plum budder (Zo["o]l.), the European bullfinch. Plum gouger (Zo["o]l.), a weevil, or curculio (Coccotorus scutellaris), which destroys plums. It makes round holes in the pulp, for the reception of its eggs. The larva bores into the stone and eats the kernel. Plum weevil (Zo["o]l.), an American weevil which is very destructive to plums, nectarines cherries, and many other stone fruits. It lays its eggs in crescent-shaped incisions made with its jaws. The larva lives upon the pulp around the stone. Called also turk, and plum curculio. See Illust. under Curculio.
Suaeda maritima
Sea blite Sea" blite` (Bot.) A plant (Su[ae]da maritima) of the Goosefoot family, growing in salt marches.
T maritima
Sandpiper Sand"pi`per, n. 1. (Zo["o]l.) Any one of numerous species of small limicoline game birds belonging to Tringa, Actodromas, Ereunetes, and various allied genera of the family Tringid[ae]. Note: The most important North American species are the pectoral sandpiper (Tringa maculata), called also brownback, grass snipe, and jacksnipe; the red-backed, or black-breasted, sandpiper, or dunlin (T. alpina); the purple sandpiper (T. maritima: the red-breasted sandpiper, or knot (T. canutus); the semipalmated sandpiper (Ereunetes pusillus); the spotted sandpiper, or teeter-tail (Actitis macularia); the buff-breasted sandpiper (Tryngites subruficollis), and the Bartramian sandpiper, or upland plover. See under Upland. Among the European species are the dunlin, the knot, the ruff, the sanderling, and the common sandpiper (Actitis, or Tringoides, hypoleucus), called also fiddler, peeper, pleeps, weet-weet, and summer snipe. Some of the small plovers and tattlers are also called sandpipers. 2. (Zo["o]l.) A small lamprey eel; the pride. Curlew sandpiper. See under Curlew. Stilt sandpiper. See under Stilt.
Urginea formerly Scilla maritima
Squill Squill, n. [F. squille (also scille a squill, in sense 1), L. squilla, scilla, Gr. ?.] 1. (Bot.) (a) A European bulbous liliaceous plant (Urginea, formerly Scilla, maritima), of acrid, expectorant, diuretic, and emetic properties used in medicine. Called also sea onion. (b) Any bulbous plant of the genus Scilla; as, the bluebell squill (S. mutans). 2. (Zo["o]l.) (a) A squilla. (b) A mantis.

Meaning of Maritima from wikipedia

- Maritima may refer to: 912 Maritima, an asteroid Alba Maritima (titular see), a Catholic titular see Caesarea Maritima, a city and harbor built by Herod...
- Lobularia maritima syn. Alyssum maritimum, common name sweet alyssum or sweet alison, also commonly referred to as just alyssum (from the genus Alyssum...
- Armeria maritima, the thrift, sea thrift or sea pink, is a species of flowering plant in the family Plumbaginaceae. It is a compact evergreen perennial...
- A. maritima may refer to: Abronia maritima, the red sand verbena, a beach-adapted perennial plant species Alnus maritima, the seaside alder, a plant species...
- Prunus maritima, the beach plum, is a species of plum native to the East Coast of the United States, from Maine south to Maryland. Although sometimes listed...
- Anurida maritima (seas**** springtail) is a cosmopolitan collembolan of the intertidal zone. It is often found in aggregations of up to several hundred...
- Jacobaea maritima, commonly known as silver ragwort, (formerly known as Senecio cineraria) is a perennial plant species in the genus Jacobaea in the family...
- Crambe maritima (common name sea kale, sea cole, seakale, sea colewort or crambe) is a species of halophytic flowering plant in the genus Crambe of the...
- Mertensia maritima a species of flowering plant in the borage family known by the common names oysterleaf, oysterplant or sea bluebells. It grows on gravel...
- Thermotoga maritima is a hyperthermophilic organism that is a member of the order Thermotogales. First discovered in the sediment of a marine geothermal...
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