from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. a natural family of plants with four-petaled flowers.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- A family of dicotyledonous choripetalous plants of the order Papaverales, the mustard family, typified by the genus Brassica.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a large family of plants with four-petaled flowers; includes mustards, cabbages, broccoli, turnips, cresses, and their many relatives
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