from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun Any of various herbs of the genus Barbarea of the mustard family, having yellow flowers and deeply lobed edible leaves.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A cruciferous plant, either Barbarea vulgaris or B. præcox. both formerly (and the latter still sparingly) cultivated for winter salad.

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

  • noun cress cultivated for winter salads
  • noun any plant of the genus Barbarea: yellow-flowered Eurasian cresses; widely cultivated for winter salad


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