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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  • Said to translate as "mountain hollyhock" and widely known as "Japanese horseradish," wasabi is part of the brassicaceae family, which includes cabbage and mustard.



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