Definition of Field mustard
1. Noun. Weedy Eurasian plant often a pest in grain fields.
Generic synonyms: Mustard
Lexicographical Neighbors of Field Mustard
Literary usage of Field mustard
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Mysteries of the Flowers by Herbert Waldron Faulkner (1917)
"field mustard—Brassica arvensis May-Sept. When this common yellow flower unfolds, the anthers turn away from the stigma, and the bee thrusts his head ..."
2. Journal of Horticulture, Cottage Gardener and Country Gentlemen (1874)
"field mustard, which is a weed covering many a corn field in some parts of the country, flowers about the same time as field beans. ..."
3. Truth and Consequences of the Genetic Revolution": Animal Pharm: Old edited by Lisa M. Matocq, Rachel Gibson (1996)
"... to contain a gene conferring herbicide tolerance rapidly transferred this herbicide tolerance gene to a closely related weed called field mustard. ..."
4. Remains, Historical and Literary, Connected with the Palatine Counties of by Chetham Society (1858)
"... common or field mustard, and wild or treacle mustard. The seed of mustard pound[ed] with vinegar is an excellent sauce, good to be eaten with any gross ..."
5. The House and Farm Accounts of the Shuttleworths of Gawthorpe Hall, in the by Shuttleworth family, John Harland (1858)
"They may be called white mustard, common or field mustard, and wild or treacle mustard. The seed of mustard pound[ed] with vinegar is an excellent sauce, ..."