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Definition of Mustard


  1. The name of several cruciferous plants of the genus Brassica (formerly Sinapis), as white mustard (B. alba), black mustard (B. Nigra), wild mustard or charlock (B. Sinapistrum).
  2. 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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Mustard Translations

mustard in Danish is sennop
mustard in Dutch is mosterd
mustard in Finnish is sinappi
mustard in French is moutarde
mustard in German is Senf
mustard in Italian is senape
mustard in Norwegian is sennep
mustard in Portuguese is mostarda
mustard in Spanish is mostaza
mustard in Swedish is senap