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See sea lavender.
[Latin staticē, an astringent plant, from Greek statikē, from feminine of statikos, causing to stand, astringent, from statos, standing; see stā- in Indo-European roots.]
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[Latin: thrift, from Greek statikē, from statikos astringent (from a medicinal use of thrift)]
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an Old World maritime plant of the genus Limonium, of the leadwort family. Also called statice.
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|Noun||1.||statice - any of various plants of the genus Limonium of temperate salt marshes having spikes of white or mauve flowers|
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