from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Any of several herbs of the genus Cardamine in the mustard family, having racemes of white, pink, or purplish flowers, usually divided leaves, and pods that dehisce explosively.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. a plant of the genus Cardamine, esp. Cardamine amara.
  • n. See under Bitter.

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

  • n. any of various herbs of the genus Cardamine, having usually pinnate leaves and racemes of white, pink or purple flowers; cosmopolitan except Antarctic


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