bitter cress

bitter cress

noun
any plant belonging to the genus Cardamine, of the mustard family, having usually pinnate leaves and clusters of white, pink, or purple flowers.

Origin:
1885–90

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bitter cress

noun
any of various herbs of the genus Cardamine, having usually pinnate leaves and racemes of white, pink or purple flowers; cosmopolitan except Antarctic [syn: bittercress
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