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watercress

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noun wa·ter·cress \-ˌkres\

Simple Definition of watercress

  • : a plant that grows in water and that has small, round leaves which are often used in salads

Full Definition of watercress

  1. 1 :  any of several aquatic or semiaquatic cresses; especially :  a perennial cress (Nasturtium officinale) native to Europe and southwestern Asia that is naturalized in the United States and has leaves used especially in salads or as a potherb

  2. 2 :  the leaves of a watercress


WATERCRESS Defined for Kids

watercress

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noun wa·ter·cress \ˈwȯ-tər-ˌkres, ˈwä-\

Definition of watercress

  1. :  a plant that grows in or near water and has sharp-tasting leaves used especially in salads





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