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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Flowers and seeds and leaves all used as flavorings; Any tropical American plant of the genus Tropaeolum having pungent juice and long-spurred yellow to red flowers.

Usage examples (35)
  • Capucine does not fail to disappoint - it is actually a blood-red orange flower, more properly called nasturtium in English.
  • To make it even more confusing, the plant commonly known as nasturtium is not a member of the genus nasturtium; they’re not even related.
  • A small handful (perhaps 12), young edible flowers, such as nasturtium
  • Sandwiches, herb and cheese, 5 lettuce and nasturtium, 10 for more
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