tower cress

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Noun1.tower cress - or genus Arabis: erect cress widely distributed throughout Europe
cress, cress plant - any of various plants of the family Cruciferae with edible leaves that have a pungent taste
genus Turritis, Turritis - closely related to and often included in genus Arabis
2.tower cress - European cress having stiff erect stemstower cress - European cress having stiff erect stems; sometimes placed in genus Turritis
Arabis, genus Arabis - annual to perennial woody herbs of temperate North America, Europe and Asia: rockcress
rock cress, rockcress - any of several rock-loving cresses of the genus Arabis
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