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a. Any of various Eurasian plants of the mustard family, especially white mustard, Indian mustard, and black mustard, which are cultivated for their pungent seeds and edible leaves.
b. A condiment made from the powdered seeds of certain of these plants.
2. A member of the mustard family.
3. A dark yellow to light olive brown.
4. Any of a group of toxic organic compounds that include mustard gas and the nitrogen mustards.

[Middle English, from Old French mustarde, from Latin mustum, must, unfermented wine; see must3.]

mus′tard·y adj.


1. (Cookery) flavoured with mustard
2. (Cookery) resembling mustard in flavour or colour
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She served it chopped and sauteed in sweet butter, or sliced and tossed raw in a mustardy vinaigrette, or -- my favorite -- baked in a white cream sauce with onions and cheese.
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