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Daikon vs. Radish

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Daikonnoun

An East Asian cultivar or subspecies of radish (Raphanus raphanistrum subsp. sativus, syn. Raphanus sativus) bearing a large, white, carrot-shaped taproot consumed throughout East and South Asia but grown in North America primarily as a fallow crop for its fast-growing leaves (used as animal fodder) and as a soil ripper.

Radishnoun

A plant of the Brassicaceae family, Raphanus sativus or Raphanus raphanistrum subsp. sativus, having an edible root.

Daikonnoun

(Japanese cuisine) Particularly, the usual Japanese cultivar, Japanese radish.

Radishnoun

The root of this plant used as food. Some varieties are pungent and usually eaten raw in salads, etc., while others have a milder taste and are cooked.

Daikonnoun

Closely-related cultivars such as the enormous turnip-shaped Sakurajima or green-and-red watermelon radish.

Radishnoun

With a distinguishing word: some other plant of the Raphanus genus or Brassicaceae family.

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Daikonnoun

a radish of Japan (Raphanus sativus longipinnatus) with a long hard durable root eaten raw or cooked.

Radishnoun

The pungent fleshy root of a well-known cruciferous plant (Raphanus sativus); also, the whole plant.

Daikonnoun

radish of Japan with a long hard durable root eaten raw or cooked

Radishnoun

pungent fleshy edible root

Daikonnoun

another term for mooli

Radishnoun

pungent edible root of any of various cultivated radish plants

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Daikon

Daikon (Japanese for 'big root') or mooli, Raphanus sativus var. longipinnatus, is a mild-flavored winter radish usually characterized by fast-growing leaves and a long, white, napiform root (other names are listed below).

Radishnoun

Eurasian plant widely cultivated for its edible pungent root usually eaten raw

Radishnoun

a swollen pungent-tasting edible root, especially a variety which is small, spherical, and red, and eaten raw with salad.

Radishnoun

the plant of the cabbage family which yields the radish.

Radish

The radish (Raphanus raphanistrum subsp. sativus) is an edible root vegetable of the family Brassicaceae that was domesticated in Asia prior to Roman times.

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