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a. A coarse Eurasian plant (Armoracia rusticana) in the mustard family, having a thick, whitish, pungent root, large basal leaves, and white flowers in a terminal panicle.
b. The roots of this plant.
a. A sharp condiment made from the grated roots of this plant.
b. Any of various pungent condiments resembling horseradish, such as wasabi.
1. (Plants) a coarse Eurasian plant, Armoracia rusticana, cultivated for its thick white pungent root: family Brassicaceae (crucifers)
2. (Plants) the root of this plant, which is ground and combined with vinegar, etc, to make a sauce
1. a cultivated plant, Armoracia rusticana, of the mustard family, having small white flowers.
2. the pungent root of this plant, grated and used as a condiment.
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|Noun||1.||horseradish - the root of the horseradish plant; it is grated or ground and used for seasoning|
horseradish - grated horseradish root
Armoracia rusticana, horse radish, red cole, horseradish - coarse Eurasian plant cultivated for its thick white pungent root
root - (botany) the usually underground organ that lacks buds or leaves or nodes; absorbs water and mineral salts; usually it anchors the plant to the ground
isothiocyanate - a family of compounds derived from horseradish and radishes and onions and mustards; source of the hotness of those plants and preparations
|2.||horseradish - coarse Eurasian plant cultivated for its thick white pungent root|
horseradish, horseradish root - the root of the horseradish plant; it is grated or ground and used for seasoning
|3.||horseradish - grated horseradish root|
condiment - a preparation (a sauce or relish or spice) to enhance flavor or enjoyment; "mustard and ketchup are condiments"
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