wall rocket


: any of several Old World herbs (genus Diplotaxis) of the mustard family
especially : a yellow-flowered European herb (D. tenuifolia) naturalized in North America

Examples of wall rocket in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The images took Saudi Twitter by storm: Thousands of purple wall rocket flowers poke from the rocks, a velvet blanket enveloping the black mountains; bright new green grass sprouts from the red sands below like some mystical ocean. Taylor Luck, The Christian Science Monitor, 21 Feb. 2023

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Word History

First Known Use

circa 1611, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of wall rocket was circa 1611

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“Wall rocket.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/wall%20rocket. Accessed 26 May. 2024.

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