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  • proper n. A taxonomic genus within the family Brassicaceae — the bittercress plants.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A genus of cruciferous plants, containing the lady's-smock, cuckooflower, bitter cress, meadow cress, etc.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A genus of annual or perennial pungent herbs, natural order Cruciferæ, natives of the cooler regions of the northern hemisphere, with leaves usually pinnate and racemes of white or purple flowers.
  • n. A plant of the genus Cardamine (which see).

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. bittercress, bitter cress


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