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

Word History


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

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“Cardamine.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 27 May. 2024.

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