Translation of mustard in Spanish:


Pronunciation: /ˈmʌstərd; ˈmʌstəd/


  • 1.1 [Culin] mostaza (f) to be as keen as mustard (BrE) [colloquial/familiar] estar* lleno de entusiasmo to cut the mustard [colloquial/familiar] estar* a la altura de las circunstancias
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    • Add the mustard, soy sauce, and chopped parsley and simmer for one minute.
    • Mix half the olive oil with the mustard, honey and soy sauce, and smear all over the steaks.
    • Limit condiments, such as mustard, ketchup, pickles and sauces with salt-filled ingredients.
    1.2 (plant) mostaza (f)
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    • So far they have planted lettuce, cabbage, mustard, beetroot and pawpaw trees.
    • The only vegetables to avoid are any of the cole crops, such as cabbage, mustard or broccoli.
    • Soon he had bought a book, planted annuals and discovered a beautiful spot for growing mustard and cress and radishes.
    1.3 u (color) (color (m)) mostaza (m); (before n) (color) mostaza (adj inv)
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    • There is plenty of heavy bridal and occasion wear in bright fuchsias and shaded hues of mustard and magenta, aqua and greens and traditional kumkum red.
    • Colours like orange, mustard and red, which are in fashion these days, dominate.
    • And drunkards must always appear in mustard and purple (though strangely some of the people paying for the pictures are depicted in mustard and purple).

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