white mustard


white mustard
white mustard n a Eurasian mustard (Brassica hirta) with pale yellow seeds that yield mustard and mustard oil

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yellow mustard Brassica alba (L.) Rabenh., which has been used as an emetic and counterirritant. Since the plant contains sinigrin, animals consuming large quantities of it may develop fatal gastroenteritis.

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  • white mustard — Mustard Mus tard, n. [OF. moustarde, F. moutarde, fr. L. mustum must, mustard was prepared for use by being mixed with must. See {Must}, n.] 1. (Bot.) The name of several cruciferous plants of the genus {Brassica} (formerly {Sinapis}), as {white… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • White mustard — A kind of mustard ({Sinapis alba}) with rough hairy foliage, a long beaked hispid pod, and pale seeds, which yield mustard and mustard oil. The plant is also grown for forage. [Webster 1913 Suppl.] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • white mustard — n. an annual mustard (Brassica hirta) that has seeds which are ground and made into a paste used as a condiment * * * …   Universalium

  • white mustard — n. an annual mustard (Brassica hirta) that has seeds which are ground and made into a paste used as a condiment …   English World dictionary

  • White mustard — taxobox name = White Mustard regnum = Plantae unranked divisio = Angiosperms unranked classis = Eudicots unranked ordo = Rosids ordo = Brassicales familia = Brassicaceae genus = Sinapis species = S. alba binomial = Sinapis alba |White mustard (… …   Wikipedia

  • white mustard — noun Eurasian mustard cultivated for its pungent seeds; a source of table mustard and mustard oil • Syn: ↑Brassica hirta, ↑Sinapis alba • Hypernyms: ↑mustard • Part Meronyms: ↑mustard seed * * * noun …   Useful english dictionary

  • white mustard — baltoji garstyčia statusas T sritis augalininkystė apibrėžtis Vienametis žolinis bastutinių (Brassicaceae) šeimos augalas, nereiklus šilumai, mėgstantis drėgmę, ilgas dienas. Gali būti naudojamas pašarui ir kaip žalioji trąša. Aštraus skonio… …   Žemės ūkio augalų selekcijos ir sėklininkystės terminų žodynas

  • white mustard — baltoji garstyčia statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Bastutinių šeimos pašarinis, prieskoninis, vaistinis nuodingas augalas (Sinapis alba), paplitęs Europoje, šiaurės Afrikoje ir pietvakarių Azijoje. Iš jo gaminami maisto priedai (kvėpikliai) …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • white mustard — noun Date: 1548 a Eurasian mustard (Brassica hirta) grown for its pale yellow seeds which yield mustard and mustard oil …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • white mustard. — See under mustard (def. 2). [1725 35] * * * …   Universalium