Definition of Garden cress

1. Noun. Cress cultivated for salads and garnishes.


Definition of Garden cress

1. Noun. a plant, ''Lepidium sativum'', whose pungent leaves are used in salads ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Garden Cress

garden-variety
garden angelica
garden apartment
garden apartments
garden balm
garden burger
garden burgers
garden cart
garden center
garden centers
garden centipede
garden centre
garden centres
garden chair
garden city
garden cress (current term)
garden current
garden dormouse
garden egg
garden forget-me-not
garden gnome
garden gnomes
garden heliotrope
garden hose
garden huckleberry
garden leave
garden lettuce
garden loosestrife
garden nasturtium
garden office

Literary usage of Garden cress

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1. Chemical Technology and Analysis of Oils, Fats, and Waxes by Julius Lewkowitsch (1904)
"garden cress oil is obtained from the seeds of the garden cress, ... garden cress oil ranks, therefore, among the slowly drying oils. In East India garden ..."

2. The Industries of Russia by Russia Ministerstvo finansov, John Martin Crawford (1893)
"Flax for fibre and for the seed; hemp, cotton plant, sunflower, rape, turnip and wild mustard; mustard plant, garden cress, poppy, tobacco, beet, hops, ..."

3. A Practical Treatise on Animal and Vegetable Fats and Oils: Comprising Both by William Theodore Brannt, Karl Schaedler (1896)
"Since, according to Pless, wall-cress oil is not perceptibly altered by potash lye, it must possess a different composition from garden-cress oil. ..."

4. The Book of the Garden by Charles McIntosh (1855)
"Of the white mustard there is only one variety—of the garden cress there are several, ... garden cress ..."

5. The Horticulturist; Or, An Attempt to Teach the Science and Practice of the by John Claudius Loudon, Loudon (Jane) (1849)
"V.—The Lamb's Lettuce, Burnel, the garden cress, Winter Cress, American Cress, and Water Cress. 1525. The Lamb's lettuce, or corn-salad, ..."

6. How to Grow Vegetables and Garden Herbs: A Practical Handbook and Planting by Allen French (1907)
"It resembles Water Cress in form and flavor; like garden Cress, it is best grown ... It is of later maturity than garden cress, requiring about seven weeks. ..."

7. Chemical Technology and Analysis of Oils, Fats, and Waxes by Julius Lewkowitsch (1904)
"garden cress oil is obtained from the seeds of the garden cress, ... garden cress oil ranks, therefore, among the slowly drying oils. In East India garden ..."

8. The Industries of Russia by Russia Ministerstvo finansov, John Martin Crawford (1893)
"Flax for fibre and for the seed; hemp, cotton plant, sunflower, rape, turnip and wild mustard; mustard plant, garden cress, poppy, tobacco, beet, hops, ..."

9. A Practical Treatise on Animal and Vegetable Fats and Oils: Comprising Both by William Theodore Brannt, Karl Schaedler (1896)
"Since, according to Pless, wall-cress oil is not perceptibly altered by potash lye, it must possess a different composition from garden-cress oil. ..."

10. The Book of the Garden by Charles McIntosh (1855)
"Of the white mustard there is only one variety—of the garden cress there are several, ... garden cress ..."

11. The Horticulturist; Or, An Attempt to Teach the Science and Practice of the by John Claudius Loudon, Loudon (Jane) (1849)
"V.—The Lamb's Lettuce, Burnel, the garden cress, Winter Cress, American Cress, and Water Cress. 1525. The Lamb's lettuce, or corn-salad, ..."

12. How to Grow Vegetables and Garden Herbs: A Practical Handbook and Planting by Allen French (1907)
"It resembles Water Cress in form and flavor; like garden Cress, it is best grown ... It is of later maturity than garden cress, requiring about seven weeks. ..."

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