Dittander
Dittander Dit*tan"der, n. [See {Dittany}.] (Bot.) A kind of peppergrass ({Lepidium latifolium}). [1913 Webster]

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  • dittander — dit·tan·der …   English syllables

  • dittander — /dəˈtændə/ (say duh tanduh) noun a perennial herb, Lepidium latifolium, found mainly in coastal regions of Europe and formerly used as a condiment. {Anglo French ditaundre, alteration of ditan. See dittany} …   Australian English dictionary

  • dittander — də̇ˈtandə(r), ˈditən noun ( s) Etymology: Anglo French ditaundere, alteration of Old French ditan 1. : cretan dittany 2. : a perennial European pepperwort (Lepidium latifolium) with sepals broadly white margined from the base …   Useful english dictionary

  • Lepidium latifolium — Dittander Dit*tan der, n. [See {Dittany}.] (Bot.) A kind of peppergrass ({Lepidium latifolium}). [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Cunila Mariana — Dittany Dit ta*ny, n. [OE. dytane, detane, dytan, OF. ditain, F. dictame, L. dictamnum, fr. Gr. di ktamnon, di ktamnos, a plant growing in abundance on Mount Dicte in Crete. Cf. {Dittander}.] (Bot.) (a) A plant of the Mint family ({Origanum… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Dictamnus Fraxinella — Dittany Dit ta*ny, n. [OE. dytane, detane, dytan, OF. ditain, F. dictame, L. dictamnum, fr. Gr. di ktamnon, di ktamnos, a plant growing in abundance on Mount Dicte in Crete. Cf. {Dittander}.] (Bot.) (a) A plant of the Mint family ({Origanum… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Dittany — Dit ta*ny, n. [OE. dytane, detane, dytan, OF. ditain, F. dictame, L. dictamnum, fr. Gr. di ktamnon, di ktamnos, a plant growing in abundance on Mount Dicte in Crete. Cf. {Dittander}.] (Bot.) (a) A plant of the Mint family ({Origanum Dictamnus}),… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Origanum Dictamnus — Dittany Dit ta*ny, n. [OE. dytane, detane, dytan, OF. ditain, F. dictame, L. dictamnum, fr. Gr. di ktamnon, di ktamnos, a plant growing in abundance on Mount Dicte in Crete. Cf. {Dittander}.] (Bot.) (a) A plant of the Mint family ({Origanum… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Wort plants — This is an alphabetical listing of wort plants, meaning plants that employ the syllable wort in their English language common names. According to the Oxford English Dictionary s Ask Oxford site, A word with the suffix wort is often very old. The… …   Wikipedia

  • Pepperwort — taxobox name = Pepperwort regnum = Plantae unranked divisio = Angiosperms unranked classis = Eudicots unranked ordo = Rosids ordo = Brassicales familia = Brassicaceae genus = Lepidium species = L. latifolium binomial = Lepidium latifolium… …   Wikipedia

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