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Watercress   /wˈɔtərkrˌɛs/   Listen

Of a moderate yellow-green color that is greener and deeper than moss green and yellower and darker than pea green.  Synonyms: cress green, cresson.

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"Watercress" Quotes from Famous Books

... of color, but they tinted and stained the hillsides. He began to cross noisy little watercourses, empty most of the year, but now the melting snow fed them. From eddies and quiet pools the bright watercress streamed out into the currents, and now and then in moist ground under a sheltering bank he found rich ...
— The Seventh Man • Max Brand

... good tea was terrific. Eggs for everyone to begin with (to Gregory's great pleasure, for an egg with his tea was almost his favourite treat). Freshly baked hot cakes soaking in butter. Hot toast. Three kinds of jam. Bread and butter. Watercress. Mustard and cress. This was at five o'clock, and as supper was at half-past eight, Janet urged the others to explore as much as possible, or they would have no appetite, and then Mrs. Pescod would ...
— The Slowcoach • E. V. Lucas

Words linked to "Watercress" :   great yellowcress, cress plant, Rorippa nasturtium-aquaticum, Cruciferae, cresson, mountain watercress, Nasturtium amphibium, chromatic, Rorippa islandica, American watercress, family Brassicaceae, marsh cress, Cardamine rotundifolia, Brassicaceae, yellow watercress, Nasturtium officinale, Rorippa amphibia, family Cruciferae, mustard family, cress, common watercress

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