Cress

Definition of Cress

Pronunciation: krĕs
n.1.(Bot.) A plant of various species, chiefly cruciferous. The leaves have a moderately pungent taste, and are used as a salad and antiscorbutic.
To strip the brook with mantling cresses spread.
- Goldsmith.
Bitter cress
See under Bitter.
Not worth a cress
a common old proverb, now turned into the meaningless "not worth a curse."
- Skeat.

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Arabidopsis lyrata, Arabidopsis thaliana, Arabis glabra, bitter cress, bittercress, Brassicaceae, Cochlearia officinalis, common garden cress, common scurvy grass, cress plant, crucifer, Cruciferae, cruciferous plant, family Brassicaceae, family Cruciferae, garden pepper cress, Lepidium sativum, mouse-ear cress, mustard family, pepper grass, pepperwort, rock cress, rockcress, scurvy grass, St. Barbara's herb, tower cress, tower mustard, Turritis glabra, watercress, winter cress
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