Associations to the word «Mustard»


MUSTARD, noun. A plant of certain species of the genus Brassica, or of related genera (especially Sinapis alba, in the family Brassicaceae, with yellow flowers, and linear seed pods.
MUSTARD, noun. Powder or paste made from seeds of the mustard plant, and used as a condiment or a spice.
MUSTARD, noun. The leaves of the mustard plant, used as a salad.
MUSTARD, noun. Dark yellow colour, the colour of mustard.
MUSTARD, noun. The tomalley of a crab, which resembles the condiment.
MUSTARD, adjective. Of a dark yellow colour.
MUSTARD GAS, noun. A vesicant gas, bis (2-chloroethyl) sulfide, (ClC2H4)2S, once used in chemical warfare.
MUSTARD GASES, noun. Plural of mustard gas
MUSTARD GREENS, noun. Brassica juncea, a mustard plant with edible leaves, seeds, and stem.
MUSTARD OIL, noun. The hot pungent oil expressed from mustard seeds; used sparingly as a food dressing.
MUSTARD OIL, noun. (organic compound) The essential oil, allyl isothiocyanate, also obtained from mustard seeds.
MUSTARD PLASTER, noun. A poultice of mustard seed powder spread inside a protective dressing and applied to the chest or abdomen to stimulate healing.

Dictionary definition

MUSTARD, noun. Any of several cruciferous plants of the genus Brassica.
MUSTARD, noun. Pungent powder or paste prepared from ground mustard seeds.
MUSTARD, noun. Leaves eaten as cooked greens.

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