Definition of Indian mustard
1. Noun. Asiatic mustard used as a potherb.
Group relationships: Brassica, Genus Brassica
Generic synonyms: Mustard
2. Noun. Leaves eaten as cooked greens.
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Indian Mustard
Literary usage of Indian mustard
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Microscopy of Vegetable Foods: With Special Reference to the Detection by Andrew Lincoln Winton, Josef Moeller, Kate Grace Barber Winton (1916)
"... indian mustard. The Indian plant asi-rai, according to Prain and Kinzel, is Brassica juncea Hook. f. et Thorns. It yields a brown seed much like that of ..."
2. Journal of the Society of Arts by Society of Arts (Great Britain) (1856)
"The difference in price bespeaks the quality; Dutch brown mustard seed fetches at present 22s. to 23s. the bushel, while the indian mustard or rape seed is ..."
3. Food Inspection and Analysis: For the Use of Public Analysts, Health by Albert Ernest Leach (1920)
"As seen under the lens the surface of black, brown, and indian mustard is reticulated, while that of white mustard and charlock is smooth. ..."
4. Agricultural Biotechnology: Novel Products & New Partnerships by Jane B. Segelken (1998)
"indian mustard has many attractive characteristics for cleaning up toxic metal sites. It is inexpensive to grow and grows very ..."