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Mustard vs. Rapeseed

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Mustardnoun

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.

Rapeseednoun

The seed of the rape plant, Brassica napus, used widely for animal feed and vegetable oil.

Mustardnoun

Powder or paste made from seeds of the mustard plant, and used as a condiment or a spice.

‘When the waitress brought the food I asked her if she had any Dijon mustard.’;

Rapeseednoun

The rape plant itself.

Mustardnoun

The leaves of the mustard plant, used as a salad.

‘Mustard and cress sandwiches.’;

Rapeseednoun

seed of rape plants; source of an edible oil

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Mustardnoun

Dark yellow colour, the colour of mustard.

Rapeseed

Rapeseed (Brassica napus subsp. napus), also known as rape, or oilseed rape, is a bright-yellow flowering member of the family Brassicaceae (mustard or cabbage family), cultivated mainly for its oil-rich seed, which naturally contains appreciable amounts of erucic acid.

Mustardnoun

The tomalley of a crab, which resembles the condiment.

Mustardadjective

Of a dark yellow colour.

Mustardnoun

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).

Mustardnoun

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.

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Mustardnoun

any of several cruciferous plants of the genus Brassica

Mustardnoun

pungent powder or paste prepared from ground mustard seeds

Mustardnoun

leaves eaten as cooked greens

Mustardnoun

a hot-tasting yellow or brown paste made from the crushed seeds of certain plants, typically eaten with meat or used as a cooking ingredient

‘Dijon mustard’; ‘mustard sauce’;

Mustardnoun

the yellow-flowered Eurasian plant of the cabbage family whose seeds are used to make mustard.

Mustardnoun

used in names of related plants, only some of which are used to produce mustard for the table, e.g. hedge mustard.

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Mustardnoun

a brownish yellow colour

‘a mustard sweater’;

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