A cress that grows in running water and whose pungent leaves are used in salad.
- Nasturtium officinale, family Brassicaceae
More example sentences
- Edible plants for your pond include watercress, water chestnuts, and arrowhead or Wapato.
- Jobs in one of Hampshire's most distinctive industries, watercress growing, are under threat from government proposals.
- Most aquatic plants prefer calm water, with the exception of watercress, which seems to prefer moving water.
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