What does mustard mean?

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ˈmʌs tərdmus·tard

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. mustardnoun

    any of several cruciferous plants of the genus Brassica

  2. mustard, table mustardnoun

    pungent powder or paste prepared from ground mustard seeds

  3. mustard, mustard greens, leaf mustard, Indian mustardnoun

    leaves eaten as cooked greens

Wiktionary

  1. mustardnoun

    a plant of the genus Brassica or related genera in the family Brassicaceae, with yellow flowers, and linear seed pods.

    Etymology: From moustarde (French: moutarde), from moust, from mustum.

  2. mustardnoun

    a powder or paste made from seeds of the mustard plant, and used as a condiment or a spice.

    When the waitress brought the food I asked her if she had any Dijon mustard.

    Etymology: From moustarde (French: moutarde), from moust, from mustum.

  3. mustardnoun

    The tomalley of a crab, which resembles the condiment.

    Etymology: From moustarde (French: moutarde), from moust, from mustum.

  4. mustardadjective

    of a dark yellow colour.

    Etymology: From moustarde (French: moutarde), from moust, from mustum.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Mustardnoun

    the name of several cruciferous plants of the genus Brassica (formerly Sinapis), as white mustard (B. alba), black mustard (B. Nigra), wild mustard or charlock (B. Sinapistrum)

    Etymology: [OF. moustarde, F. moutarde, fr. L. mustum must, -- mustard was prepared for use by being mixed with must. See Must, n.]

  2. Mustardnoun

    a powder or a paste made from the seeds of black or white mustard, used as a condiment and a rubefacient. Taken internally it is stimulant and diuretic, and in large doses is emetic

    Etymology: [OF. moustarde, F. moutarde, fr. L. mustum must, -- mustard was prepared for use by being mixed with must. See Must, n.]

Freebase

  1. MUSTARD

    The Multi-Unit Space Transport And Recovery Device or MUSTARD was a concept explored by the British Aircraft Corporation around 1968 for launching payloads weighing as much as 5,000 lb. into orbit.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Mustard

    mus′tard, n. a plant of the genus Brassica, formerly classed as Sinapis, having a pungent taste: the seed thereof ground and used as a seasoning for meat, as a plaster, &c.—French mustard, mustard prepared for table by adding salt, sugar, vinegar, &c.; Wild mustard, the charlock. [O. Fr. mostarde (Fr. moutarde)—L. mustum, must.]

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of mustard in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of mustard in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of mustard in a Sentence

  1. Brittney Berry:

    The managers told me to put mustard on it, but I ended up having to get rushed to the hospital in an ambulance, fight for $15.

  2. Primo Levi:

    In order for the wheel to turn, for life to be lived, impurities are needed, and the impurities of impurities in the soil, too, as is known, if it is to be fertile. Dissension, diversity, the grain of salt and mustard are needed: Fascism does not want them, forbids them, and that's why you're not a Fascist; it wants everybody to be the same, and you are not. But immaculate virtue does not exist either, or if it exists it is detestable.

  3. President Clinton:

    To be fair, there is a case to be made for the argument Mitch McConnell made that in the middle of a presidential season, you should give the voters a say, that's what he said when it was 10 months away, but when the shoe is on the other foot and Mitch McConnell wants a judge, we're fewer than 50 days away and that argument doesn't cut any mustard. So... it's going to further spread cynicism in our system and, you know, Mitch McConnell said Mitch McConnell wouldn't do it.

  4. Tom Aikens:

    There are so many variations of mac and cheese you can have -- mustard or no mustard, different toppings you can put on. But I don't like to deviate too far from the original because once you start adding too much, you take away the plainness of a mac and cheese in white sauce, i like to keep it as simple and true as possible.

  5. William Rosenzweig:

    If it's in a bun, and it's filled with delicious ketchup and mustard and pickles and onions.

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