Definition of pepperwort in English:

pepperwort

Pronunciation /ˈpepərwərt/ /ˈpɛpərwərt/ /ˈpepərwôrt/ /ˈpɛpərwɔrt/

noun

  • A wild cress, particularly one with pungent leaves.

    Also called peppergrass

    Genus Lepidium, family Cruciferae

    • ‘The ‘wild cress’ called dittander or poor man's pepper and ‘Virginian cress’ (pepperwort, peppergrass) are both peppery.’