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American cress

Definition of the noun american cress

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  1. of southwestern Europe; cultivated in Florida

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Google previewThe Wordsworth Dictionary of Culinary & Menu Terms (2000)

by Rodney Dale

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Google previewCRC World Dictionary of Plant Names (1999)

Common Names, Scientific Names, Eponyms, Synonyms, and Etymology by Umberto Quattrocchi

English: American cress, early winter cress, scurvy grass, land cress, belle isle cress, ...

Google previewAn Encyclopaedia of Gardening (1824)

Comprising the Theory and Practice of Horticulture, Floriculture, Arboriculture, and Landscape-gardening, Including All the Latest Improvements; a General History of Gardening in All Countries; and a Statistical View of Its Present State, with Suggestions for Its Future Progress in the British Isles by John Claudius Loudon

It is often called black American cress, and sometimes French cress. 4047. Use. It is generally liked m a winter cress and early spring salad, resembling in flavor the common winter cress, but rather more bitter. It is in demand in some families ...

Google previewDictionary of Herbs, Spices, Seasonings, and Natural Flavorings (2013)

by Carole J. Skelly


Google previewAn Account of British Horticulture. Drawn up for the Edinburgh Encyclopaedia (1817)

by Patrick NEILL

American Cress. 382. The American Cres, (Erysimum prwcoar, Smith; Tetradynamia Siliquosa ; Cruci/erer, Juss.), although its name might lead us to expect a transatlantic origin, is a native plant of this country. It was formerly considered as a ...

Google previewThe Edinburgh encyclopaedia (1832)

by Sir David Brewster

American Cress. 382. The American Cress, (Erysimum fir.xcox, Smith; Tetradynamia SUiguosa ; Cruci/era, Juss.), although its name might lead us to expect a transatlantic origin, is a native plant of this country. It was formerly considered as a ...

Google previewThe farmer's encyclopædia, and dictionary of rural affairs (1842)

by Cuthbert William Johnson

See American Cress. CRESS, BITTER WINTER. (Barbarea vulgaris.) See Winter Cress. CRESS, INDIAN, or MAJOR NASTURTIUM. (Tropaolum majus, diminutive of tropaum, a trophy ; and T. minus.) The major nasturtium being the most ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia Britannica (1824)

Supplement to the 4th, 5th, and 6th Editions ... With Preliminary Dissertations on the History of the Sciences ...

American Cress. ground, so as to promote the production of new leaves, and check any tendency to the formation of flower stems. In the end of September, or beginning of October, the plants are raised from the border; all the large leaves are ...

Google previewEncyclopædia Britannica: or, A dictionary of arts and sciences, compiled by a society of gentlemen in Scotland [ed. by W. Smellie]. Suppl. to the 4th, 5th, and 6th eds (1824)

by Encyclopaedia Britannica

American Cress, although its name would lead us to expect a distant origin, is a plant indigenous to England, the Erysimum praecox of the Flora Britannica. It resembles the common winter-cress, E. barbarea, but is smaller ; and it is only a ...

Google previewAn illustrated Encyclopaedia of Gardening (2015)

by Walter P. Wright

American Cress.—See Kitchen Garden–Salads. Ampelopsis, Virginian Creeper ( ampelöp-sis, from ampelos, a vine, and opsis, resemblance. Ord. Ampelideae).- The common Virginian Creeper, Ampelopsis, quinquefolia or hederacea, is a ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia Metropolitana (1845)

Or Universal Dictionary of Knowledge ... Comprising the Twofoldadvantage of a Philosophical and an Alphabetical Arrangement, with Appropriate Engravings by Edward Smedley, Hugh James Rose, Henry John Rose

American cress {Barbarea prcecox of De ...

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