Definition of winter cress in English:

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winter cress


A bitter-tasting cress of north temperate regions.
  • Genus Barbarea, family Brassicaceae: several species, in particular B. vulgaris.
Example sentences
  • Like other members of the mustard family, common winter cress has served as a source of greens.
  • Here he presents six recipes for winter cress, including Winter Cress Kimchi and Winter Cress Potato Soup.
  • The bitterness of some greens such as winter cress and dandelion can be offset by cooking them with milder plants.

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Syllabification: win·ter cress

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