mustard

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English[edit]

Brassica juncea, mustard greens.
A spoonful of yellow mustard.
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Etymology[edit]

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

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Noun[edit]

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. Dark yellow colour, the colour of mustard.
    mustard colour:    
  4. The tomalley of a crab, which resembles the condiment.

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Adjective[edit]

mustard

  1. Of a dark yellow colour.

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  • must (grape juice)

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