peppergrass

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Etymology[edit]

pepper +‎ grass

Noun[edit]

peppergrass (plural peppergrasses)

  1. Any of the pungent herbs of the cruciferous genus Lepidium, especially the garden peppergrass, or garden cress, Lepidium sativum; pepperwort.
  2. The common pillwort of Europe (Pilularia globulifera).

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.