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Dictionary Definition



1 any of several cruciferous plants of the genus Brassica
2 pungent powder or paste prepared from ground mustard seeds [syn: table mustard]
3 leaves eaten as cooked greens [syn: mustard greens, leaf mustard, Indian mustard]

User Contributed Dictionary



From moustarde (French: moutarde)



  1. a plant of the genus Brassica, with yellow flowers, and linear seed pods.
  2. a powder or paste made from seeds of the mustard plant, and used as a condiment or a spice.
  3. (colour) a dark yellow colour, the colour of mustard.
    mustard colour:   


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  1. (colour) of a dark yellow colour.
  2. (Skateboard Slang) Outstanding. Popularized by Finnish Skateboarder Arto Saari "Check out these shoes, they're really mustard." ("Pro Spotlight," Skateboarding Magazine, 12/06.)


of the colour of mustard
  • Finnish: sinapinkeltainen
  • French: moutarde

Extensive Definition

Mustard may refer to:
mustard in Arabic: خردل
mustard in Danish: Sennep (flertydig)
mustard in German: Senf (Begriffsklärung)
mustard in Spanish: Mostaza (desambiguación)
mustard in Esperanto: Sinapo
mustard in French: Moutarde
mustard in Galician: Mostaza
mustard in Ido: Sinapo
mustard in Hebrew: חרדל
mustard in Hungarian: Mustár
mustard in Japanese: マスタード
mustard in Polish: Musztarda
mustard in Russian: Горчица
mustard in Slovak: Horčica
mustard in Slovenian: Gorăica
mustard in Finnish: Sinappi
mustard in Swedish: Senap
mustard in Chinese: 芥末
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