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rad·ish

 (răd′ĭsh)
n.
1. A Eurasian plant (Raphanus sativus) in the mustard family, having a fleshy edible root and white to purple flowers clustered in a terminal raceme.
2. The pungent root of this plant, often eaten raw.

[Middle English radiche, from Old English rædic, from Latin rādīx, rādīc-, root; see wrād- in Indo-European roots.]

radish

(ˈrædɪʃ)
n
1. (Plants) any of various plants of the genus Raphanus, esp R. sativus of Europe and Asia, cultivated for its edible root: family Brassicaceae (crucifers)
2. (Plants) the root of this plant, which has a pungent taste and is eaten raw in salads
3. (Plants) wild radish another name for white charlock. See charlock2
[Old English rǣdīc, from Latin rādīx root]

rad•ish

(ˈræd ɪʃ)

n.
1. the crisp, pungent, edible root of the plant, Raphanus sativus, of the mustard family, usu. eaten raw.
2. the plant itself.
[before 1000; radish(e), variant (compare Old French radise, radice) of Middle English radich(e), Old English rǣdic < Latin rādīc- (s. of rādīx root1)]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.radish - pungent fleshy edible rootradish - pungent fleshy edible root    
root vegetable - any of various fleshy edible underground roots or tubers
cruciferous vegetable - a vegetable of the mustard family: especially mustard greens; various cabbages; broccoli; cauliflower; brussels sprouts
radish plant, radish - a cruciferous plant of the genus Raphanus having a pungent edible root
2.radish - radish of Japan with a long hard durable root eaten raw or cooked
radish plant, radish - a cruciferous plant of the genus Raphanus having a pungent edible root
3.radish - pungent edible root of any of various cultivated radish plants
radish plant, radish - a cruciferous plant of the genus Raphanus having a pungent edible 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
4.radish - Eurasian plant widely cultivated for its edible pungent root usually eaten rawradish - Eurasian plant widely cultivated for its edible pungent root usually eaten raw
radish plant, radish - a cruciferous plant of the genus Raphanus having a pungent edible root
isothiocyanate - a family of compounds derived from horseradish and radishes and onions and mustards; source of the hotness of those plants and preparations
5.radish - a cruciferous plant of the genus Raphanus having a pungent edible rootradish - a cruciferous plant of the genus Raphanus having a pungent edible root
radish - pungent fleshy edible root
crucifer, cruciferous plant - any of various plants of the family Cruciferae
Raphanus sativus, radish - Eurasian plant widely cultivated for its edible pungent root usually eaten raw
radish - pungent edible root of any of various cultivated radish plants
daikon, Japanese radish, Raphanus sativus longipinnatus, radish - radish of Japan with a long hard durable root eaten raw or cooked
Translations
ředkvička
radise
retiisiretikka
rotkvarotkvica
retek
hreîka, radísa
ラディッシュ
ridikėlis
reďkovka
redkev
rädisa
củ cải

radish

[ˈrædɪʃ] Nrábano m

radish

[ˈrædɪʃ] nradis m

radish

n (small red variety) → Radieschen nt; (all other varieties) → Rettich m

radish

[ˈrædɪʃ] nravanello

radish

(ˈrӕdiʃ) noun
a plant with a red-skinned white root used as food.

radish

فُجْل ředkvička radise Radieschen ραπανάκι rábano retiisi radis rotkvica ravanello ラディッシュ radijs reddik rzodkiewka rabanete редиска rädisa ผักมีลูกกลมสีแดงรสคล้ายหัวไชเท้าใช้ใส่ในสลัดผัก kırmızı turp củ cải 萝卜

radish

n. rábano.
References in classic literature ?
My eyes filled with tears at the sight of those radishes, and it is probably the only occasion on record on which radishes have made anybody cry.
The place seemed deserted; and I should have thought the house empty and shut up but for the carefully tended radishes and the recent footmarks on the green of the path.
We had got safely through the door, round the corner past the radishes, and were in the shrubbery.
Then the animals made a vegetable and flower stall outside the garden-gate and sold radishes and roses to the people that passed by along the road.
Yet he has a passionate relish for radishes and honey.
At this moment the son and mother were together in the dining-room, where they were breakfasting with a cup of coffee, with bread and butter and radishes.
I wish I had my immortelles back, now, and that bunch of radishes.
He could digest radishes, and sleep after green tea.
Horticulture seemed, however, to have been abandoned in the deserted kitchen-garden; and where cabbages, carrots, radishes, pease, and melons had once flourished, a scanty crop of lucerne alone bore evidence of its being deemed worthy of cultivation.
A radical does not mean a man who lives on radishes," remarked Crook, with some impatience; and a Conservative does not mean a man who preserves jam.
A bread-and-butter pudding entirely disappeared, and a considerable amount of cheese and radishes vanished by the same means.
Where the hard-worked soil gives three and even four crops a year through patches of sugar-cane, tobacco, long white radishes, and nol-kol, all that day they strolled on, turning aside to every glimpse of water; rousing village dogs and sleeping villages at noonday; the lama replying to the volleyed questions with an unswerving simplicity.