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Noun: common purslane
  1. Weedy trailing mat-forming herb with bright yellow flowers cultivated for its edible mildly acid leaves eaten raw or cooked especially in Indian and Greek and Middle Eastern cuisine; cosmopolitan
    - pussley [US], pussly [US], verdolagas, Portulaca oleracea

Type of: purslane

Part of: genus Portulaca

Encyclopedia: Common purslane