from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. An oil obtained from mustard seeds, used in making soap.
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- n. The hot pungent oil expressed from mustard seeds; used sparingly as a food dressing.
- n. The essential oil, allyl isothiocyanate, also obtained from mustard seeds.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. a substance obtained from mustard, as a transparent, volatile and intensely pungent oil. The name is also extended to a number of analogous compounds produced either naturally or artificially.
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- n. oil obtained from mustard seeds and used in making soap
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The musky scent of mustard oil intensified in the early-August heat.