garden cress

a peppergrass, Lepidium sativum, used as a salad vegetable.

1570–80 Unabridged
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garden cress
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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