from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A disused generic name for mustard; -- now called Brassica.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A former genus of European and Asiatic cruciferous plants, including mustard, the type of the order.

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

  • n. small genus of Old World herbs usually included in genus Brassica


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