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1. cress

noun. ['ˈkrɛs'] pungent leaves of any of numerous cruciferous herbs.

Synonyms

  • salad greens
  • winter cress
  • watercress
  • salad green

Antonyms

  • achromatic

Etymology

  • cressa (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

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Words that Rhyme with Cress

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Example sentences of the word cress


1. Noun, singular or mass
To germinate cress, use a clear tray with a flat bottom.

2. cress

noun. ['ˈkrɛs'] any of various plants of the family Cruciferae with edible leaves that have a pungent taste.

Synonyms

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

Etymology

  • cressa (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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