A bunch of watercress.
a white-flowered plant (Nasturtium officinale) of the crucifer family, growing generally in running water, as from springs: its leaves are used in salads, soups, etc.
Origin of watercressMiddle English watercresse: see water and amp; cress
- A perennial aquatic Eurasian herb (Nasturtium officinale) of the mustard family, having pungent leaves used in salads and as a garnish.
- Any of several related aquatic plants.
(countable and uncountable, plural watercresses)