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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: Nasturtium(0.01087 detik)
Found 2 items, similar to Nasturtium.
English → English (WordNet)
n 1: any tropical American plant of the genus Tropaeolum having
pungent juice and long-spurred yellow to red flowers
2: aquatic herbs [syn: genus Nasturtium]
3: flowers and seeds and leaves all used as flavorings
English → English (gcide)
Nasturtium \Nas*tur"tium\, n. [L. nasturtium, for nasitortium,
fr. nasus nose + torquere, tortum, to twist, torture, in
allusion to the causing one to make a wry face by its pungent
taste. See Nose of the face, and Torture.]
1. (Bot.) A genus of cruciferous plants, having white or
yellowish flowers, including several species of cress.
They are found chiefly in wet or damp grounds, and have a
pungent biting taste.
2. (Bot.) Any plant of the genus Trop[ae]olum, geraniaceous
herbs, having mostly climbing stems, peltate leaves, and
spurred flowers, and including the common Indian cress
(Trop[ae]olum majus), the canary-bird flower
(Trop[ae]olum peregrinum), and about thirty more
species, all natives of South America. The whole plant has
a warm pungent flavor, and the fleshy fruits are used as a
substitute for capers, while the leaves and flowers are
sometimes used in salads.