A succulent plant of the Portulacaceae family.
Other Word Forms of Purslane
Origin of Purslane
Middle English from Anglo-Norman purcelane alteration of Latin portulāca, porcilāca portulaca
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
From Old French porcelaine, probably an alteration of Latin porcillaca to assimilate with porcelaine "˜porcelain'.
Find Similar Words
Find similar words to purslane using the buttons below.