Nipple-Wort, or Lapsana, L. a genus of plants, comprising five species ; one of which is indigenous, namely, the communis, Common Nipple-wort, or Dock Cresses. It grows in hedges, shady places, and on rubbish ; where it flowers in the months of June and July. - The young and tender leaves of this vegetable have the flavour of radishes, and may be eaten raw, as salad. Though possessing a bitter taste, they are a wholesome vegetable; and, in some parts of . England, the country people boil them as a substitute for greens.