bitter cress


noun

any plant belonging to the genus Cardamine, of the mustard family, having usually pinnate leaves and clusters of white, pink, or purple flowers.

Nearby words

  1. bitter,
  2. bitter almond,
  3. bitter almond oil,
  4. bitter apple,
  5. bitter cassava,
  6. bitter dock,
  7. bitter end,
  8. bitter herb,
  9. bitter lake,
  10. bitter lakes

Origin of bitter cress

First recorded in 1885–90

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