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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). Usual US and Canadian name: peppergrass
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|Noun||1.||pepperwort - any of several water ferns of the genus Marsilea having four leaflets|
|2.||pepperwort - annual herb used as salad green and garnish|
garden cress - cress cultivated for salads and garnishes
cress, cress plant - any of various plants of the family Cruciferae with edible leaves that have a pungent taste
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