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Watercress vs. Cress

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Watercressnoun

A perennial European herb, Nasturtium officinale, that grows in freshwater streams; used in salads and as a garnish.

Cressnoun

(plants) A plant of various species, chiefly cruciferous. The leaves have a moderately pungent taste, and are used as a salad and antiscorbutic.

Watercressnoun

A similar plant, Nasturtium microphyllum.

Cressnoun

A plant of various species, chiefly cruciferous. The leaves have a moderately pungent taste, and are used as a salad and antiscorbutic.

β€˜To strip the brook with mantling cresses spread.’;

Watercressnoun

any of several water-loving cresses

Cressnoun

any of various plants of the family Cruciferae having edible pungent-tasting leaves

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Watercressnoun

cresses that grow in clear ponds and streams

Cressnoun

pungent leaves of any of numerous cruciferous herbs

Watercressadjective

of a moderate yellow-green color that is greener and deeper than moss green and yellower and darker than pea green

Watercress

Watercress or yellowcress is a species of aquatic flowering plant in the cabbage family Brassicaceae. Its botanical name is Nasturtium officinale.

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