well cress


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First Known Use of well cress

before the 12th century, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for well cress

Middle English welle-carse, from Old English wyllecærse, from wylle, welle well + cærse cress (spring), cress

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“Well cress.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/well%20cress. Accessed 24 January 2020.

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