watercress

[ US /ˈwɔtɝˌkɹɛs/ ]
[ UK /wˈɔːtəkɹˌɛs/ ]
ADJECTIVE
  1. of a moderate yellow-green color that is greener and deeper than moss green and yellower and darker than pea green
NOUN
  1. cresses that grow in clear ponds and streams
  2. any of several water-loving cresses
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How To Use watercress In A Sentence

  • For the burgers• 1½ pounds fresh tuna steaks, cut into 1/2-inch dice• 2 tablespoons Dijon mustard• 1 tablespoon chipotle pepper in adobo purée• 1 tablespoon honey• 3 tablespoons canola oil• 2 green onions, green and pale-green part, thinly sliced• Salt and freshly ground pepper• 4 kaiser rolls• 2 ounces watercress• 1 red onion, peeled, halved and thinly sliced. Bobby Flay’s tips for great burgers
  • When chopped, blended or simply chewed, plant compounds in watercress known as glucosinolates are broken down into phenylethyl isothiocyanate. Times, Sunday Times
  • We do this by creating innovative flavour combinations, such as havarti, smoked chicken and avocado, aged cheddar, tomato and spicy Genoa salami and brie, green apple, crushed walnuts and watercress. The Globe and Mail - Home RSS feed
  • The faint sourness of a pumpernickel baguette combined with slightly shredded slow-cooked salmon, watercress, and wasabi aioli is a delicious contrast of flavors.
  • Again, this is a place to include uncultivated herbs such as dandelion, chicory, chickweed, malva, watercress, nettles and mustard greens.
  • Edible plants for your pond include watercress, water chestnuts, and arrowhead or Wapato.
  • I enjoyed the satisfyingly starchy combination of roasted beets and artichokes with the subtle watercress, spunked up by some bitter endive and a nice, salty taleggio crostino. Michelle Won: My Trip to the Nutcracker and Dinner at Po, Which Ended Up Being Nutcracker Part 2
  • Chairman of the Mid-Hants Watercress Line, David Snow, dressed as a spiv for the occasion, said the weekend was a resounding success with the first day attracting bigger crowds than last year.
  • I've had congee, dim sum, watercress soup, sushi, ten fishballs and a basket of seedless grapes in the past 4 hours.
  • Creamy garlic-flavoured potato mash would be delicious with this and the tomato and watercress salad below.
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