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An annual herb (Lepidium sativum) of the mustard family, cultivated for its pungent leaves often used in salads or soups.
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(Plants) a pungent-tasting plant, Lepidium sativum, with white or reddish flowers: cultivated for salads, as a garnish, etc: family Brassicaceae (crucifers)
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|Noun||1.||garden cress - cress cultivated for salads and garnishes|
cress - pungent leaves of any of numerous cruciferous herbs
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