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Definition of Lepidium sativum

Lepidium sativum
Peppergrass Pep"per*grass`, n. (Bot.) (a) Any herb of the cruciferous genus Lepidium, especially the garden peppergrass, or garden cress, Lepidium sativum; -- called also pepperwort. All the species have a pungent flavor. (b) The common pillwort of Europe (Pilularia globulifera). See Pillwort.
Lepidium sativum
Cress Cress (kr[e^]s), n.; pl. Cresses (kr[e^]s"[e^]z). [OE. ces, cresse, kers, kerse, AS. cresse, cerse; akin to D. kers, G. kresse, Dan. karse, Sw. krasse, and possibly also to OHG. chresan to creep.] (Bot.) A plant of various species, chiefly cruciferous. The leaves have a moderately pungent taste, and are used as a salad and antiscorbutic. Note: The garden cress, called also peppergrass, is the Lepidium sativum; the water cress is the Nasturtium officinale. Various other plants are sometimes called cresses. To strip the brook with mantling cresses spread. --Goldsmith. Bitter cress. See under Bitter. Not worth a cress, or ``not worth a kers.' a common old proverb, now turned into the meaningless ``not worth a curse.' --Skeat.

Meaning of Lepidium sativum from wikipedia

- Cress (Lepidium sativum), sometimes referred to as garden cress (or curly cress) to distinguish it from similar plants also referred to as cress (from...
- (near extinct) Lepidium sagittulatum Lepidium sativumgarden cress Lepidium scandens Lepidium squamatum Lepidium strictum Lepidium thurberi – Thurber's...
- Lepidium meyenii, known as maca or Peruvian ginseng, is an edible herbaceous biennial plant of the family Br****icaceae that is native to South America...
- Sativum, a Latin word meaning cultivated, may refer to: Allium sativum, the garlic Coriandrum sativum, coriander Hordeum sativum, barley Lepidium sativum...
- (rocket) Eruca vesicaria Field pepperweed Lepidium campestre Maca Lepidium meyenii Garden cress Lepidium sativum Watercress Nasturtium officinale Radish...
- smelling like garden cress, Lepidium sativum, when crushed. Lepidium squamatus may be native to the Mediterranean but Lepidium didymum may be native to South...
- purslane Portulaca oleracea Corn salad Valerianella locusta Cress Lepidium sativum Dandelion Taraxa**** officinale Dill Anethum graveolens Endive Cichorium...
- leaves: Barbarea verna, land cress, a biennial herb Garden cress, Lepidium sativum, a leafy vegetable Watercress, a perennial Other plants not usually...
- Garden cress oil is obtained from garden cress (Lepidium sativum L) seeds, by cold pressing (hydraulic pressing), solvent extraction (soxhlet) and supercritical...
- extract of the root bark inhibited 50% of a sample of garden cress (Lepidium sativum) seeds from germinating. The same study tested the extract as an herbicide...
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