Meaning of nasturtium

nas•tur•tium

Pronunciation: (na-stûr'shum, nu-), [key]
— n.
  1. any plant of the genus Tropaeolum, cultivated for its showy, usually orange, red, or yellow flowers or for its fruit, which is pickled and used like capers.
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