from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Any of various Eurasian plants of the genus Brassica, especially B. nigra and B. juncea, which are cultivated for their pungent seeds and edible leaves.
- n. A condiment made from the powdered seeds of certain of these plants.
- n. A member of the mustard family.
- n. A dark yellow to light olive brown.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A plant of certain species of the genus Brassica, or of related genera (especially Sinapis alba), in the family Brassicaceae, with yellow flowers, and linear seed pods.
- n. Powder or paste made from seeds of the mustard plant, and used as a condiment or a spice.
- n. Dark yellow colour, the colour of mustard.
- n. The tomalley of a crab, which resembles the condiment.
- adj. of a dark yellow colour.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The name of several cruciferous plants of the genus Brassica (formerly Sinapis), as white mustard (Brassica alba), black mustard (Brassica Nigra), wild mustard or charlock (Brassica Sinapistrum).
- n. A powder or a paste made from the seeds of black or white mustard, used as a condiment and a rubefacient. Taken internally it is stimulant and diuretic, and in large doses is emetic.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A plant of the genus Brassica, formerly classed as Sinapis.
- n. The seed of mustard crushed and sifted (and often adulterated), used in the form of a paste as a condiment. or, in the form of a poultice (sinapism), plaster, or prepared paper (mustard-paper), as a rubefacient.
- n. One of numerous mustard-like plants, almost all cruciferous: used with a qualifying word. See names below
- n. Clypeola Jonthlaspi.
- n. Sometimes, erroneously, the pennycress
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. any of several cruciferous plants of the genus Brassica
- n. pungent powder or paste prepared from ground mustard seeds
- n. leaves eaten as cooked greens
of mustard flour, and 1-1/2 lbs. of wheaten flour, made into a stiff paste, with the requisite quantity of water, in which the bay-salt is previously dissolved, forms the so-called _genuine Durham mustard_, sold in pots.
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The salmon grills to a gorgeous golden brown, and the mustard is a nice complement the delicious fish.
"That's what you call a mustard plaister, isn't it?" said Harry.
I think jason was what she called a mustard guy, funny that he turned out to be a total WEINER! godspeed to him and molly b / c I know there are a lot of people out there not on their team. more power to them. looking fwd to your insightful blogs yet again next season.
I'm going to skip, for the sake of brevity (and fairness), the naming and blaming of the person who let me know that Obama asking for dijon mustard is the source of a right wing fanatical frenzy.
Then I'm going to squirt mustard from the bottle straight into my mouth, cause that's how I roll baby.
The city has been given a face lift, freshly painted in mustard, peach and salmon, and now looks more like a colonial city than in its heyday.
Sure, mustard is a quintessential Texas condiment.
Why not throw in mustard and flag pin and make it a hat-trick?
These students were flouncing around their "final clubs" at Harvard not 20 years ago, when our own dear leaders were out-hooraying each other in mustard waistcoats and blue tails, but seven years ago, when their president, who was educated in a similar place, was launching a war on a faraway country of which he knew nothing.