how to pronounce watercress


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watercress is pronounced in three syllables

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An example use of watercress in a speech by a native speaker of british english:

“… could be we're doing watercress which is …”

meanings of watercress


  1. A similar plant, Nasturtium microphyllum.
  2. A perennial European herb, Nasturtium officinale, that grows in freshwater streams; used in salads and as a garnish.

watercress frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word watercress occurs in english on average 1.1 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics watercress can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that watercress can be often used in the following areas:

1) life, nature, and living environment;

words with pronunciation similar to watercress


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