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Borrowing from Anglo-Norman arace, arache; apparently an irregular derivation from Old French arepe, from classical Latin atriplex, from Ancient Greek ἀτράφαξυς (atráphaxus), of unknown origin (probably a loan-word).
- (General American) IPA(key): /ˈɔɹɪtʃ/
- (Received Pronunciation) IPA(key): /ˈɒɹɪtʃ/
- Rhymes: -ɒɹɪtʃ
- Hyphenation: or‧ach
orach (plural oraches)
- The saltbush: any of several plants, of the genus Atriplex, especially Atriplex hortensis or Atriplex patula, found in dry habitats, that have edible leaves resembling spinach.
saltbush — see saltbush