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cress

 (krĕs)
n.
Any of various plants in the mustard family having pungent leaves, such as garden cress, watercress, or winter cress.

[Middle English cresse, from Old English.]
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cress

(krɛs)
n
(Plants) any of various plants of the genera Lepidium, Cardamine, Arabis, etc, having pungent-tasting leaves often used in salads and as a garnish: family Brassicaceae (crucifers). See also watercress, garden cress
[Old English cressa; related to Old High German cresso cress, kresan to crawl]
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cress

(krɛs)

n.
a plant of the mustard family, esp. the watercress, having pungent-tasting leaves often used for salad and as a garnish.
[before 900; Middle English, Old English cresse, c. Middle Low German kerse, Old High German chresso]
cress′y, adj.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.cress - any of various plants of the family Cruciferae with edible leaves that have a pungent tastecress - any of various plants of the family Cruciferae with edible leaves that have a pungent taste
Brassicaceae, Cruciferae, family Brassicaceae, family Cruciferae, mustard family - a large family of plants with four-petaled flowers; includes mustards, cabbages, broccoli, turnips, cresses, and their many relatives
crucifer, cruciferous plant - any of various plants of the family Cruciferae
watercress - any of several water-loving cresses
Arabidopsis thaliana, mouse-ear cress - a small invasive self-pollinating weed with small white flowers; much studied by plant geneticists; the first higher plant whose complete genome sequence was described
Arabidopsis lyrata - a small noninvasive cross-pollinating plant with white flowers; closely related to Arabidopsis thaliana
rock cress, rockcress - any of several rock-loving cresses of the genus Arabis
Arabis glabra, tower cress, tower mustard, Turritis glabra - or genus Arabis: erect cress widely distributed throughout Europe
St. Barbara's herb, winter cress, scurvy grass - any plant of the genus Barbarea: yellow-flowered Eurasian cresses; widely cultivated for winter salad
bitter cress, bittercress - any of various herbs of the genus Cardamine, having usually pinnate leaves and racemes of white, pink or purple flowers; cosmopolitan except Antarctic
Cochlearia officinalis, common scurvy grass, scurvy grass - a widely distributed Arctic cress reputed to have value in treatment or prevention of scurvy; a concentrated source of vitamin C
common garden cress, garden pepper cress, Lepidium sativum, pepper grass, pepperwort - annual herb used as salad green and garnish
2.cress - pungent leaves of any of numerous cruciferous herbs
salad green, salad greens - greens suitable for eating uncooked as in salads
watercress - cresses that grow in clear ponds and streams
garden cress - cress cultivated for salads and garnishes
winter cress - cress cultivated for winter salads
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Translations
نبات الرّشادنَبات رَشَاد
řeřicha
karse
krassi
dragušac
zsázsa
karsi
コショウソウ
다닥냉이
pipirnė
krese
krasse
rau cải xoong

cress

[kres] Nberro m
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

cress

[ˈkrɛs] ncresson m
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

cress

n(Garten)kresse f; (= watercress)Brunnenkresse f
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007

cress

[krɛs] ncrescione m
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

cress

(kres) noun
any of several edible plants with sharp-tasting leaves used in salads.
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary © 2006-2013 K Dictionaries Ltd.

cress

نَبات رَشَاد řeřicha karse Kresse κάρδαμο berro krassi cresson dragušac crescione コショウソウ 다닥냉이 kers karse rzeżucha agrião кресс-салат krasse ใบพืชที่มีรสแรงใช้ทำสลัดและสำหรับตกแต่งอาหาร tere rau cải xoong 水芹
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