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any cress belonging to the genus Barbarea, of the mustard family, having lyrate leaves and yellow flowers.
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Origin of winter cress
First recorded in 1540–50
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British Dictionary definitions for winter cress
/ (ˈwɪntəˌkrɛs) /
a bitter-tasting yellow-flowered perennial, Barbarea vulgaris, somewhat resembling mustard
a commercial hybrid, Rorippa × sterilis, between watercress and R. microphylla
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