winter cress

Definitions of winter cress
  1. noun
    any plant of the genus Barbarea: yellow-flowered Eurasian cresses; widely cultivated for winter salad
    synonyms: St. Barbara's herb, scurvy grass
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    types:
    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
  2. noun
    cress cultivated for winter salads
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    type of:
    cress
    pungent leaves of any of numerous cruciferous herbs
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