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- adj. Of, pertaining to, or derived from plants of the genus Eruca
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Pertaining to, or derived from, a genus of cruciferous Mediterranean herbs (Eruca or Brassica)
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Noting an acid, a colorless compound, C22H42O2, contained, in combination with glycerol, in white and black mustard-seed oil. It crystallizes in long slender needles, melts at 33–34° C., and is readily converted into the isomeric brassidic acid.
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