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Noun: cress  kres
  1. Any of various plants of the family Cruciferae with edible leaves that have a pungent taste
    - cress plant
     
  2. Pungent leaves of any of numerous cruciferous herbs

Derived forms: cresses

Type of: crucifer, cruciferous plant, salad green, salad greens

Part of: Brassicaceae, Cruciferae, family Brassicaceae, family Cruciferae, mustard family

Encyclopedia: Cress