pepperwort

Definitions of pepperwort
  1. noun
    any of several water ferns of the genus Marsilea having four leaflets
    synonyms: clover fern
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    types:
    Marsilea drummondii, common nardoo, nardo, nardoo
    Australian clover fern
    Marsilea quadrifolia, water clover
    water fern of Europe and Asia and the eastern United States distinguished by four leaflets resembling clover leaves
    type of:
    aquatic fern, water fern
    ferns that grow in water
  2. noun
    annual herb used as salad green and garnish
    synonyms: Lepidium sativum, common garden cress, garden pepper cress, pepper 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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