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pep·per·grass

 (pĕp′ər-grăs′)
n.
Any of various plants of the genus Lepidium of the mustard family, having small whitish flowers and pungent leaves, and including the garden cress. Also called peppercress, pepperwort.

peppergrass

(ˈpɛpəˌɡrɑːs)
n
1. (Plants) any of various temperate and tropical aquatic or marsh ferns of the genus Marsilea, having floating leaves consisting of four leaflets: family Marsileaceae
2. (Plants) any of several plants of the genus Lepidium, esp L. campestre, of dry regions of Eurasia, having small white flowers and pungent seeds: family Brassicaceae (crucifers). Also called (in Britain and certain other countries): pepperwort
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