Definition of Mustard oil

1. Noun. Oil obtained from mustard seeds and used in making soap.

Generic synonyms: Oil



Definition of Mustard oil

1. Noun. The hot pungent oil expressed from mustard seeds; used sparingly as a food dressing. ¹

2. Noun. (organic compound) The essential oil, allyl isothiocyanate, also obtained from mustard seeds. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Medical Definition of Mustard oil

1. Mustard oil, a substance obtained from mustard, as a transparent, volatile and intensely pungent oil. The name is also extended to a number of analogous compounds produced either naturally or artificially. Term applied to any of the organic isothiocyanates in general, but more specifically to allyl isothiocyanate; such oils are metabolically convertible to thiocyanates and may thus lead to goiter. (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Mustard Oil

mustachios
mustachoed
mustaiba
mustang
mustang mint
mustanging
mustangs
mustard
mustard agent
mustard chlorohydrin
mustard compounds
mustard family
mustard gas
mustard gases
mustard greens
mustard oil (current term)
mustard plaster
mustard sauce
mustard seed
mustard tree
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mustee
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mustelid
mustelids
musteline

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