pennycress definition

  • noun:
    • Any of several plants of the genus Thlaspi, having small flattened seed pods with winglike margins, especially the Eurasian species T. arvense, a weed naturalized throughout the united states.
    • some of several plants, for the genus Thlaspi, that have flattened seedpods (by means of a vintage cent)
    • an annual natural herb of this Mustard family, having round, level pods like silver cents (Thlaspi arvense). Also spelled pennycress.
    • some of a number of plants of genus Thlaspi; see penny-cress.
    • A cruciferous natural herb, Thlaspi arvense, discovered throughout European countries and temperate Asia, and sparingly naturalized in the us.
    • any one of a few plants of this genus Thlaspi

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