pen·​ny·​cress ˈpe-nē-ˌkres How to pronounce pennycress (audio)
: a Eurasian cruciferous herb (Thlaspi arvense) with round flat pods that is widely naturalized in the New World

Word History

First Known Use

1713, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of pennycress was in 1713

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“Pennycress.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 26 Sep. 2023.

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