winter cress

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winter cress

n.
Any of various herbs of the genus Barbarea of the mustard family, having yellow flowers and deeply lobed edible leaves.
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Noun1.winter cress - any plant of the genus Barbarea: yellow-flowered Eurasian cresses; widely cultivated for winter salad
cress, cress plant - any of various plants of the family Cruciferae with edible leaves that have a pungent taste
Barbarea, genus Barbarea - biennial or perennial herbs of north temperate regions: winter cress
2.winter cress - cress cultivated for winter salads
cress - pungent leaves of any of numerous cruciferous herbs
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