nasturtium nasturtium

Definition(s):

  1. (n) any tropical American plant of the genus Tropaeolum having pungent juice and long-spurred yellow to red flowers
  2. (n) aquatic herbs
  3. (n) flowers and seeds and leaves all used as flavorings

Usage(s):

  1. As he walked up down alone, his cigar made a nasturtium-colored spot in the darkness.
  2. That strange potentate, with his Pekingese face and nasturtium-colored tongue, was a fantastic hodge-podge of East and West.
  3. She plays Greene's passion flower with all the vitality of a nasturtium.

News

  • An eye for beauty

    The Nasturtium Garden Club maintains the flower beds at both Sequoyah City Park and the Tahlequah Public Library, as well as awards home and business owners for their contributions.
    on June 20, 2013     Source: Tahlequah Daily Press

Quotes

  • "Garnish the soup with garlic butter," Bertolli writes, "or swirls of crème fraîche thinned to the consistency of the soup and chopped nasturtium petals."
    on Oct 30, 2007 By: Paul Bertolli Source: Los Angeles Times

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