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n.1.(Bot.) A plant of the genus Nasturtium (Nasturtium Armoracia), allied to scurvy grass, having a root of a pungent taste, much used, when grated, as a condiment and in medicine.
Horse-radish tree
(Bot.) See Moringa.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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We eats our biled mutton without capers, and don't care for horse-radish ven ve can get beef.'
Sit down, gentlemen, and fall to, with a good hearty appetite; the fat, the lean, the gravy, the horse-radish as you like it--don't spare it.
Malunggay, also known as horse-radish tree, is drought resistant and grows well on Ilocos soil.
Scientists at the University of Illinois showed that pairing broccoli with a spicy food that contains the enzyme myrosinase (found in radishes, mustard greens, horse-radish, wasabi, cabbage and broccoli sprouts) improves the absorption of sulforaphane, the anti-cancer compound present in broccoli.