Adjective "watercress" definition and examples

(Watercress may not be an adjective, but it can be used as an adjective, click here to find out.)

Pronunciation

/ˈwɔːtəkrɛs/

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Definitions and examples

noun

A Eurasian cress which grows in running water and whose pungent leaves are used in salad.
  1. 'Jobs in one of Hampshire's most distinctive industries, watercress growing, are under threat from government proposals.'
  2. 'The watercress plants would grow from seeds sprayed from the air.'

More definitions

1. a cress, Nasturtium officinale, of the mustard family, usually growing in clear, running streams and having pungent leaves.

2. the leaves, used for salads, soups, and as a garnish.

More examples(as adjective)

"lines can be watercress."

"leaves can be watercress."

"soups can be watercress."

"sauces can be watercress."

"sandwiches can be watercress."

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