Pepperwort

/ˈpɛpəwəːt/

Origin

First recorded in 1555–65; pepper + wort2 (Source: dictionary.com)

Definitions of Pepperwort

Pepperwort

noun

  1. water clover.
  2. any of various temperate and tropical aquatic or marsh ferns of the genus Marsilea, having floating leaves consisting of four leaflets: family Marsileaceae
  3. any of several plants of the genus Lepidium, esp L. campestre, of dry regions of Eurasia, having small white flowers and pungent seeds: family Brassicaceae (crucifers)Usual US and Canadian name: peppergrass

dictionary.com

Pepperwort

noun

  1. A wild cress, particularly one with pungent leaves.

lexico.com

Pepperwort

noun

  1. : peppergrass sense 1
  2. : a water fern of the family Marsileaceae
  3. : toothwort sense 2

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Nearby words

pepperroot , peppershaker , peppershrike , peppertree , pepperwood , peppery , peppy , pepsin , pepsin a , pepsinate

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