from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. An annual herb (Lepidium sativum) of the mustard family, having pungent leaves and usually grown as a salad plant.

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  • n. a plant, Lepidium sativum, whose pungent leaves are used in salads

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. cress cultivated for salads and garnishes


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