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Peppergrass   Listen
noun
Peppergrass  n.  (Bot.)
(a)
Any herb of the cruciferous genus Lepidium, especially the garden peppergrass, or garden cress, Lepidium sativum; called also pepperwort. All the species have a pungent flavor.
(b)
The common pillwort of Europe (Pilularia globulifera). See Pillwort.






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"Peppergrass" Quotes from Famous Books



... laetevirens Tr. Lupinus sparsiflorus (lupine) Tr. Martynia altheaefolia (small devil's-horns) 12 Mollugo verticillata (carpetweed) 324 Oenothera primiverus (evening primrose) 15 Opuntia discata (prickly pear) 15 Loeflingia pusilla Tr. Lepidium lasiocarpum (peppergrass) Tr. Plantago ignota (plantain) 818 Polygala puberula (milkwort) Tr. Portulaca suffrutescens (purslane) Tr. Prosopis velutina (mesquite) 1,570 Sida diffusa (spreading sida) 30 Solanum elaeagnifolium (742 fruits) (trompillo, prickly solanum) 156 ...
— Life History of the Kangaroo Rat • Charles T. Vorhies and Walter P. Taylor

... of two solid heads of lettuce. Wash, drain and chill; arrange them in a nest in salad bowl. Sprinkle between and over leaves four tablespoons finely chopped peppergrass and small, thinly sliced onions, separating the rings. Marinate with French ...
— Fifty-Two Sunday Dinners - A Book of Recipes • Elizabeth O. Hiller



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