Cardamine definition

  • proper-noun:
    • A taxonomic genus in the family Brassicaceae — the bittercress flowers.
  • noun:
    • A genus of cruciferous plants, containing the lady's-smock, cuckooflower, bitter cress, meadow cress, etc.
    • A genus of annual or perennial pungent herbs, natural order Cruciferæ, natives of the cooler regions of the northern hemisphere, with leaves usually pinnate and racemes of white or purple flowers.
    • A plant associated with genus Cardamine (which see).
    • bittercress, bitter cress

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