: a small genus of widely distributed ill-smelling herbs (family Cruciferae) with pinnately divided leaves and compact racemes of minute whitish flowers along the depressed stems see swine cress

Word History


New Latin, from Greek korōnopous hartshorn plantain, from korōno- (from korōnē crow) + pous foot

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“Coronopus.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 10 Dec. 2023.

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