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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. An oil obtained from mustard seeds, used in making soap.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • 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.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. oil obtained from mustard seeds and used in making soap

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