winter cress


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Related to winter cress: cress plant, Barbarea, Barbarea vulgaris

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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The researchers ran tests that used turmeric and phenethyl isothiocyanate (PEITC), which is a substance that is found in high concentrations in veggies like broccoli, cauliflower, Brussels sprouts, kohlrabi, turnips, cabbage, winter cress, and watercress.
Creasy greens such as winter cress and wild lettuce are abundant.
Creasy Greens: My husband would give just about anything for some creasy greens (aka winter cress or early yellow rocket).