PEPPERWORT (_plural_ PEPPERWORTS)
* Any of several species of perennial plant in the genus _Lepidium_ (originally specifically dittander, _Lepidium latifolium_), which is a member of the mustard and cabbage family. [from 16th c.]
* 1653, Nicholas Culpeper, _The English Physician Enlarged_, Folio Society 2007, p. 219:
Our common PEPPERWORT sends forth somewhat long and broad leaves, of a light bluish-green colour, finely dented about the edges and pointed at the ends [...].