Definition of Indian mustard

1. Noun. Asiatic mustard used as a potherb.

Exact synonyms: Brassica Juncea, Chinese Mustard, Gai Choi, Leaf Mustard
Group relationships: Brassica, Genus Brassica
Generic synonyms: Mustard



2. Noun. Leaves eaten as cooked greens.
Exact synonyms: Leaf Mustard, Mustard, Mustard Greens
Generic synonyms: Cruciferous Vegetable

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Indian Mustard

Indian giving
Indian grackle
Indian gum
Indian hemp
Indian ink
Indian lettuce
Indian lotus
Indian madder
Indian mallow
Indian meal
Indian method
Indian millet
Indian monetary unit
Indian mongoose
Indian mulberry
Indian mustard
Indian operation
Indian paint
Indian paintbrush
Indian pangolin
Indian pangolins
Indian pea
Indian pink
Indian pipe
Indian plantain
Indian podophyllum resin
Indian poke
Indian poker
Indian pony
Indian potato

Literary usage of Indian mustard

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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 ..."

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