cress

Definitions

Agriculture

Food

  • A small plant, Lepidium sativum, from Iran. The seeds are grown to the two leaf stage on a 6 cm stalk, generally together with mustard and used in salads or for garnishing. It may be grown for the young true leaves, which are harvested continuously.

Travel

  • noun a plant whose seedlings are used for salads, especially together with seedlings of mustard
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