bitter cress definition

  • noun:
    • any one of a number of natural herbs of the genus Cardamine in mustard household, having racemes of white, pink, or purplish plants, often split leaves, and pods that dehisce explosively.
    • See under Bitter.
    • any of different natural herbs of the genus Cardamine, having frequently pinnate leaves and racemes of white, pink or purple plants; cosmopolitan except Antarctic
  • adjective:
    • a plant regarding the genus Cardamine, esp. Cardamine amara.

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