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mustard US English

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

mustard gas US English

A colorless oily liquid whose vapor is a powerful irritant and vesicant, used in chemical weapons

Dijon mustard US English

A medium-hot mustard, typically prepared with white wine and originally made in Dijon, France

wild mustard US English

Charlock

English mustard US English

A kind of mustard made from mustard seeds milled to a powder, having a very hot taste and typically bright yellow in color

French mustard US English

Mild mustard mixed with vinegar

garlic mustard US English

A European mustard plant with medicinal and culinary uses that is also an aggressive woodland invader in most of the eastern US

mustard greens US English

The leaves of the mustard plant used in salads

mustard plaster US English

A poultice made with mustard

nitrogen mustard US English

Any of a group of organic compounds containing the group —N(CH2CH2Cl)2. They are powerful cytotoxic alkylating agents and some are used in chemotherapy to treat cancer

cut the mustard US English

Come up to expectations; reach the required standard

cut the mustard in cut US English

Come up to expectations; reach the required standard

quinacrine mustard in quinacrine US English

A nitrogen mustard derived from this, used as a fluorescent stain for chromosomes

black mustard in mustard US English

The yellow-flowered Eurasian plant of the cabbage family whose seeds are used to make this paste

white mustard in mustard US English

The yellow-flowered Eurasian plant of the cabbage family whose seeds are used to make this paste

hedge mustard in mustard US English

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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