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Cheatgrass, Canada thistle, hoary cress and emerald ash borer complete the top 5.
The bon bon-like rounds of liver are coated in a mandarin gelee, accented with coconut cream and a scattering of winter cress.
Fold in nearly all of the hazelnuts and cress, then transfer to a platter.
Kentucky glade cress grows only in parts of Jefferson and Bullitt counties.
Herbs: Anise, basil, bay laurel, borage, cardamom, chervil, chives, coriander, dill, fennel, garlic, lavender, lemon balm, lovage, mint, nasturtium, oregano, rosemary, sage, sweet marjoram, tarragon, thyme and water cress. 6.
Taking the beet salad to the next level, this gorgeous version stars three varieties of beets alongside duck prosciutto, rhubarb, caracara oranges, pepper cress and seasonal berries.
Spicy Mix: Arugula, cress, radicchio, mustard greens, edible flowers, endive.
The researchers examined seeds from Arabidopsis otherwise known as thale cress—a plant commonly used in studies due to its short life cycle.
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Origin and Etymology of cress
First Known Use: before 12th centurySee Words from the same year
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Definition of cress for English Language Learners
: a small plant that has spicy leaves that are eaten especially in salads
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