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mustard

EnglishEdit

Brassica juncea, mustard greens.
A spoonful of yellow mustard.
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EtymologyEdit

From Old French moustarde (French: moutarde), from moust (must), from Latin mustum.

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NounEdit

mustard (usually uncountable, plural mustards)

  1. 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.
  2. 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.
  3. The leaves of the mustard plant, used as a salad.
    Mustard and cress sandwiches.
  4. Dark yellow colour, the colour of mustard.
    mustard colour:    
  5. The tomalley of a crab, which resembles the condiment.

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AdjectiveEdit

mustard

  1. Of a dark yellow colour.

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Related termsEdit

  • must (grape juice)

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