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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History and Etymology for cardamine

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

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“Cardamine.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/cardamine. Accessed 17 Sep. 2021.

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