cardamine

noun car·dam·i·ne \ kärˈdamə(ˌ)nē \

Definition of cardamine

1 capitalized : a large genus of mostly perennial glabrous herbs (family Cruciferae) growing in temperate regions and having flat pods and wingless seeds
2 plural -s : a plant of the genus Cardamine

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Origin and Etymology of cardamine

New Latin, from Greek kardaminē water cress, from kardamon garden peppergrass


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