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nasturtium

noun nas·tur·tium \nə-ˈstər-shəm, na-\

: a plant with circular leaves and yellow, orange, or red flowers that are sometimes eaten

Full Definition of NASTURTIUM

:  any of a genus (Tropaeolum of the family Tropaeolaceae, the nasturtium family) of herbs of Central and South America with showy spurred flowers and pungent edible seeds and leaves; especially :  either of two widely cultivated ornamentals (T. majus and T. minus)
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Origin of NASTURTIUM

Latin, a cress
First Known Use: 1704
NASTURTIUM Defined for Kids

nasturtium

noun nas·tur·tium \nə-ˈstər-shəm, na-\

Definition of NASTURTIUM for Kids

:  an herb with roundish leaves and red, orange, yellow, or white flowers

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