or pen·ny cress, pen·ny-cress
- any of several plants belonging to herbs of the genus Thlaspi, of the mustard family, especially T. arvense, of Europe, bearing somewhat round, flat pods.
Origin of pennycress
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- any of several plants of the genus Thlaspi of temperate Eurasia and North America, typically having small white or mauve flowers and rounded or heart-shaped leaves: family Brassicaceae (crucifers)
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