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English adjective: watercress

1. watercress of a moderate yellow-green color that is greener and deeper than moss green and yellower and darker than pea green

Synonymscress green, cresson


Antonymsachromatic, neutral

English noun: watercress

1. watercress (plant) any of several water-loving cresses

Broader (hypernym)cress, cress plant

Narrower (hyponym)American watercress, Cardamine rotundifolia, common watercress, great yellowcress, marsh cress, mountain watercress, Nasturtium amphibium, Nasturtium officinale, Rorippa amphibia, Rorippa islandica, Rorippa nasturtium-aquaticum, yellow watercress

Member meronymBrassicaceae, Cruciferae, family Brassicaceae, family Cruciferae, mustard family

2. watercress (food) cresses that grow in clear ponds and streams

Broader (hypernym)cress

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