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Definition of watercress noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

watercress

 noun
noun
NAmE//ˈwɔt̮ərˌkrɛs//
 
, NAmE//ˈwɑt̮ərˌkrɛs//
 
[uncountable]
 
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a water plant with small, round, green leaves and thin stems. It has a strong taste and is often eaten raw in salads.
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: watercress