bitter cress

noun

: any of a genus (Cardamine) of herbs of the mustard family that produce flat pods and wingless seeds

Word History

First Known Use

circa 1890, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of bitter cress was circa 1890

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“Bitter cress.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/bitter%20cress. Accessed 21 Apr. 2024.

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