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Definition 1: cresses that grow in clear ponds and streams - [noun denoting food]

(watercress is a kind of ...) pungent leaves of any of numerous cruciferous herbs

Definition 2: any of several water-loving cresses - [noun denoting plant]

(watercress is a kind of ...) any of various plants of the family Cruciferae with edible leaves that have a pungent taste

(... is a kind of watercress ) mat-forming perennial found in cold springs of the eastern United States

(... is a kind of watercress ) perennial Eurasian cress growing chiefly in springs or running water having fleshy pungent leaves used in salads or as a potherb or garnish; introduced in North America and elsewhere

(... is a kind of watercress ) annual or biennial cress growing in damp places sometimes used in salads or as a potherb; troublesome weed in some localities

(... is a kind of watercress ) perennial herb found on streams and riversides throughout Europe except extreme north and Mediterranean; sometimes placed in genus Nasturtium

(... is a member of watercress) a large family of plants with four-petaled flowers; includes mustards, cabbages, broccoli, turnips, cresses, and their many relatives

Definition 3: of a moderate yellow-green color that is greener and deeper than moss green and yellower and darker than pea green - [adjective satellite denoting all]

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(watercress is similar to ...) being or having or characterized by hue

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