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Nasturtium officinale

EtymologyEdit

From Middle English water cresse, water-kresse, watercrasse, water cars, equivalent to water +‎ cress.

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NounEdit

watercress (countable and uncountable, plural watercresses)

  1. A perennial European herb, Nasturtium officinale, that grows in freshwater streams; used in salads and as a garnish.
  2. A similar plant, Nasturtium microphyllum.

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