water-pepper

water pepper

noun
a widely distributed annual plant, Polygonum hydropiper, of marshes and bogs, characterized by acrid, peppery-tasting leaves.
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water pepper
 
n
any of several polygonaceous plants of the genus Polygonum, esp P. hydropiper, of marshy regions, having reddish stems, clusters of small greenish flowers, and acrid-tasting leaves

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