from The Century Dictionary.
- An epithet used only in the following phrase.
- In the style of Myron, a Greek sculptor who flourished in the fifth century
b. c.and who especially favored athletic subjects. The quality of his work is supposed to appear in the statue of the Discobolus at the Lancellotti palace in Rome.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- adjective (Chem.) Pertaining to, or obtained from, mustard; -- used specifically to designate a glucoside called
myronic acid, found in mustard seed.
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From Greek μυρον ‘unguent, perfume’.
The chemical basis of black Mustard is "sinnigrin" and its acid myronic.