Pillwort
Pillwort Pill"wort`, n. (Bot.) Any plant of the genus {Pilularia}; minute aquatic cryptograms, with small pill-shaped fruit; -- sometimes called {peppergrass}. [1913 Webster]

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  • pillwort — sėjamoji pipirnė statusas T sritis augalininkystė apibrėžtis Vienametis žolinis bastutinių (Brassicaceae) šeimos augalas. Auga labai greitai, dirvai nereiklus. Žiemą galima pasėti ir auginti kambario sąlygomis. Maistui vartojami jauni lapeliai.… …   Žemės ūkio augalų selekcijos ir sėklininkystės terminų žodynas

  • pillwort — noun a creeping grass like aquatic fern. [Pilularia globulifera.] …   English new terms dictionary

  • pillwort — /ˈpɪlwɜt/ (say pilwert) noun any small aquatic pteridophyte of the genus Pilularia, as P. novae hollandiae of coastal swamps of Australia …   Australian English dictionary

  • pillwort — n. an aquatic fern, Pilularia globulifera, with small globular spore producing bracts …   Useful english dictionary

  • peppergrass — Pillwort Pill wort , n. (Bot.) Any plant of the genus {Pilularia}; minute aquatic cryptograms, with small pill shaped fruit; sometimes called {peppergrass}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Pilularia — Taxobox name = Pilularia image width = 240px image caption = Pillwort, Pilularia globulifera regnum = Plantae divisio = Pteridophyta classis = Pteridopsida ordo = Salviniales familia = Marsileaceae genus = Pilularia L. subdivision ranks = Species …   Wikipedia

  • Pilularia americana — ID 63858 Symbol Key PIAM Common Name American pillwort Family Marsileaceae Category Fern Division Pteridophyta US Nativity Native to U.S. US/NA Plant Yes State Distribution AL, AR, CA, GA, KS, MO, NE, OK, OR, SC, TN, TX, WA Growth Habit Forb/herb …   USDA Plant Characteristics

  • Lepidium sativum — Peppergrass Pep per*grass , n. (Bot.) (a) Any herb of the cruciferous genus {Lepidium}, especially the garden peppergrass, or garden cress, {Lepidium sativum}; called also {pepperwort}. All the species have a pungent flavor. (b) The common… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Peppergrass — Pep per*grass , n. (Bot.) (a) Any herb of the cruciferous genus {Lepidium}, especially the garden peppergrass, or garden cress, {Lepidium sativum}; called also {pepperwort}. All the species have a pungent flavor. (b) The common pillwort of Europe …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • pepperwort — Peppergrass Pep per*grass , n. (Bot.) (a) Any herb of the cruciferous genus {Lepidium}, especially the garden peppergrass, or garden cress, {Lepidium sativum}; called also {pepperwort}. All the species have a pungent flavor. (b) The common… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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