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mustard

 [mus´terd]
1. a plant of the genus Brassica.
2. the ripe seeds of Brassica alba (white mustard) and B. nigra (black mustard), whose oils have irritant, stimulant, and emetic properties.
3. resembling, or something resembling, mustard in one or more of its properties.
nitrogen mustard mechlorethamine.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

mus·tard

(mŭs'tărd),
1. The dried ripe seeds of Brassica alba (white mustard) and B. nigra (black mustard) (family Cruciferae).
2. Synonym(s): mustard gas
[O.Fr. moustarde, fr. L. mustum, must]
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

mustard

(1) Black mustard, see there; Brassica nigra.  
(2) White mustard, see there; Sinapsis alba.
Segen's Medical Dictionary. © 2012 Farlex, Inc. All rights reserved.

mus·tard

(mŭs'tărd)
1. A plant of the genus Brassica with pungent edible seeds.
2. A semisolid preparation of mustard seeds used as a condiment.
3. A material having the appearance or consistency of mustard (2).
[O.Fr. moustarde, fr. L. mustum, must]
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