winter cress


noun
  1. any cress belonging to the genus Barbarea, of the mustard family, having lyrate leaves and yellow flowers.

Origin of winter cress

1
First recorded in 1540–50

Words Nearby winter cress

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British Dictionary definitions for wintercress

wintercress

/ (ˈwɪntəˌkrɛs) /


noun
  1. a bitter-tasting yellow-flowered perennial, Barbarea vulgaris, somewhat resembling mustard

  2. a commercial hybrid, Rorippa  ×  sterilis, between watercress and R. microphylla

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