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garden cress

noun
1.
a peppergrass, Lepidium sativum, used as a salad vegetable.
Origin
1570-1580
1570-80
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British Dictionary definitions for garden-cress

garden cress

noun
1.
a pungent-tasting plant, Lepidium sativum, with white or reddish flowers: cultivated for salads, as a garnish, etc: family Brassicaceae (crucifers)
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