Indian cress

Indian cress

noun
a nasturtium, Tropaeolum majus, of South America, having red-spotted or red-striped, yellow-orange flowers, the young flower buds and fruits being used as seasoning.

Origin:
1590–1600

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indian cress

noun
strong-growing annual climber having large flowers of all shades of orange from orange-red to yellowish orange and seeds that are pickled and used like capers [syn: garden nasturtium
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