Sinapis alba

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Related to Sinapis alba: Brassica hirta, Mustard plant
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Noun1.Sinapis alba - 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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The most common types of mustard are Sinapis alba (also called Brassica alba , yellow mustard or white mustard) and Brassica juncea (also called brown or Indian mustard).
The experiments showed the hardy plant known by the scientific name Sinapis alba, "could act as a time capsule whose analysis could provide molecular evidence for the prior presence of VX," according to a study published in the journal Proceedings of the Royal Society A.