Definition of pepperwort in English:


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Pronunciation: /ˈpɛpəwəːt


  • A wild cress, particularly one with pungent leaves.
    • Genus Lepidium, family Cruciferae
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    • The ‘wild cress’ called dittander or poor man's pepper and ‘Virginian cress’ (pepperwort, peppergrass) are both peppery.

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