Any of various plants of the genus Lepidium of the mustard family, having small whitish flowers and pungent leaves, and including the garden cress.
Any of a genus (Lepidium) of small plants of the crucifer family, with small, whitish flowers and flattened pods, esp. the garden cress.
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