common scurvy grass

Definitions of common scurvy grass
  1. noun
    a widely distributed Arctic cress reputed to have value in treatment or prevention of scurvy; a concentrated source of vitamin C
    synonyms: Cochlearia officinalis, scurvy grass
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    type of:
    cress, cress plant
    any of various plants of the family Cruciferae with edible leaves that have a pungent taste
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