eruca

noun
eru·ca | \ə̇ˈrükə\

Definition of eruca 

1 plural -s : caterpillar

2 capitalized [ New Latin, from Latin ] : a small genus of Old World herbs (family Cruciferae) distinguished by a short 4-angled silique — see garden rocket

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History and Etymology for eruca

Latin, caterpillar, garden rocket, perhaps from er hedgehog

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