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pennycress

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noun pen·ny·cress \ˈpe-nē-ˌkres\

Definition of pennycress

  1. :  a Eurasian cruciferous herb (Thlaspi arvense) with round flat pods that is widely naturalized in the New World



1713

First Known Use of pennycress

1713


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