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cress

any of various plants of the genera Lepidium, Cardamine, Arabis, etc., having pungent-tasting leaves often used in salads and as a garnish: family Brassicaceae (crucifers)

cress

[kres]
(botany)
Any of several prostrate crucifers belonging to the order Capparales and grown for their flavorful leaves; includes watercress (Nasturtium officinale), garden cress (Lepidium sativum), and upland or spring cress (Barbarea verna).
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Siegel said DEQ hopes to reach some compromise with Cress and Burris in the coming months.
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For the salad 1 baby gem lettuce 1 small box red mustard cress Dash walnut oil Squeeze lemon juice Method 1.
Bridesmaids were Ashley Elizabeth Arrington, Virginia Claire Frazier, Tina Ignozzito Bjornerud and Rivers McCaskill Walker, all of Jackson; Kelly Davis Cress, Carolyn Arnold Greenlee and Hollie Brownlee Sumrall, all of Ridgeland; Catherine Smith Cress of Madison; Lindsey Dawn Cress and Kelly Stewart McLennan, both of Memphis, Tennessee; Heather Dixon Evans of Haleyville, Alabama; Madison Massey Harrell of Bowling Green, Kentucky; and Claudette Elizabeth Reid of Birmingham, Alabama.
Cress used to ride her bicycle everywhere, up and down the hilly roads of her town, to get where she needed to go.
When Pereira and his colleagues engineered thale cress to have an overactive version of this variant, the plants were able to survive 12 days without water.
This was the plant known as "peppergrass" to 19th century Americans, botanically distinct from both upland cress and watercress.
Philip was later asked by the artist whether the painting, called "Homo sapiens, Lepidium sativum and Calliphora vomitoria" (Latin for Human, Cress and Bluebottle) was a fair likeness.
Loads of delicious cress and egg mayo between thick pieces of bread.
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