from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A large genus of cruciferous plants, chiefly herbs, of the tribe Lepidineæ, distinguished by the dehiscent pod, which is almost always two-seeded, and by the white flowers.
- n. In zoology, a genus of thysanurous insects. Also written Lepidion.
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- n. cosmopolitan genus of annual and biennial and perennial herbs: cress
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