St. Barbara's herb

Definitions of St. Barbara's herb
  1. noun
    any plant of the genus Barbarea: yellow-flowered Eurasian cresses; widely cultivated for winter salad
    synonyms: scurvy grass, winter cress
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    American cress, American watercress, Barbarea praecox, Barbarea verna, Belle Isle cress, early winter cress, land cress
    of southwestern Europe; cultivated in Florida
    type of:
    cress, cress plant
    any of various plants of the family Cruciferae with edible leaves that have a pungent taste
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