white mustard(redirected from Brassica alba)
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An annual Eurasian plant (Sinapis alba syn. Brassica alba) in the mustard family, having yellow flowers and yellowish-brown seeds used as a spice and for their oil. Also called yellow mustard.
[From the relatively light color of the seeds when compared to those of black mustard.]
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(Plants) a Eurasian plant, Brassica hirta (or Sinapis alba), having clusters of yellow flowers and pungent seeds from which the condiment mustard is made: family Brassicaceae (crucifers)
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|Noun||1.||white mustard - Eurasian mustard cultivated for its pungent seeds; a source of table mustard and mustard oil|
mustard seed - black or white seeds ground to make mustard pastes or powders
mustard - any of several cruciferous plants of the genus Brassica
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