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[Alteration of pursley, alteration of purslane.]
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(Plants) a US variant of purslane
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|Noun||1.||pussley - 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|
purslane - a plant of the family Portulacaceae having fleshy succulent obovate leaves often grown as a potherb or salad herb; a weed in some areas
genus Portulaca - genus of mainly tropical fleshy or trailing herbs
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