Definition of Rocket cress

1. Noun. Noxious cress with yellow flowers; sometimes placed in genus Sisymbrium.

Exact synonyms: Barbarea Vulgaris, Rockcress, Sisymbrium Barbarea, Yellow Rocket
Group relationships: Barbarea, Genus Barbarea
Generic synonyms: Weed



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Rocket Cress

rocker
rocker arm
rockered
rockeries
rockers
rockery
rocket
rocket-pack
rocket-packs
rocket-propelled
rocket aircraft
rocket base
rocket belt
rocket belts
rocket car
rocket cress (current term)
rocket engine
rocket engineer
rocket festival
rocket firing
rocket fuel
rocket immunoelectrophoresis
rocket jumping
rocket larkspur
rocket launcher
rocket launchers
rocket launching
rocket motor
rocket pack
rocket packs

Literary usage of Rocket cress

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1. The American Botanist edited by Willard Nelson Clute (1921)
"vulgarly is the "common winter cress," "yellow cress," "bitter cress," "rocket cress," "winter rocket," "wound rocket," "Herb Barbarea" and "poor man's ..."

2. An Illustrated Flora of the Northern United States: Canada and the British by Nathaniel Lord Britton, Addison Brown (1897)
"Also on the Paci fie coast. Naturalized from Europe. Leaves thickish, shining above. April-June. Also called Bitter, Winter or rocket cress. 3. ..."

3. A Manual of Weeds: With Descriptions of All the Most Pernicious and by Ada Eljiva Georgia (1914)
"... R. Br. Other English names: Herb Barbara, St. Barbara's Cress, Yellow Rocket, rocket cress. Native. Biennial. Propagates by seeds. ..."

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