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- n. An enzyme found in mustard plants, which hydrolyzes sinigrin.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. An enzyme, resembling diastase, found in mustard seeds.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A nitrogenous ferment contained in the seeds of black mustard, and possibly in horse-radish-root. By its action potassium myronate is decomposed, forming potassium sulphate, glucose, and oil of mustard.
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