pennycress(redirected from pennycresses)
Also found in: Thesaurus.
Any of several plants of the genus Thlaspi of the mustard family, having small round flattened seedpods, especially the Eurasian species T. arvense, a weed naturalized throughout North America.
American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright © 2016 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
(Plants) any of several plants of the genus Thlaspi of temperate Eurasia and North America, typically having small white or mauve flowers and rounded or heart-shaped leaves: family Brassicaceae (crucifers)
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014
Switch to new thesaurus
|Noun||1.||pennycress - any of several plants of the genus Thlaspi|
fanweed, field pennycress, French weed, mithridate mustard, penny grass, stinkweed, Thlaspi arvense - foetid Eurasian weed having round flat pods; naturalized throughout North America
weed - any plant that crowds out cultivated plants
Based on WordNet 3.0, Farlex clipart collection. © 2003-2012 Princeton University, Farlex Inc.