mustard seed

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Noun1.mustard seed - black or white seeds ground to make mustard pastes or powdersmustard seed - black or white seeds ground to make mustard pastes or powders
flavorer, flavoring, flavourer, flavouring, seasoning, seasoner - something added to food primarily for the savor it imparts
table mustard, mustard - pungent powder or paste prepared from ground mustard seeds
black mustard, Brassica nigra - widespread Eurasian annual plant cultivated for its pungent seeds; a principal source of table mustard
Brassica hirta, Sinapis alba, white mustard - Eurasian mustard cultivated for its pungent seeds; a source of table mustard and mustard oil
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The duchess asked Sancho how he had fared on that long journey, to which Sancho replied, "I felt, senora, that we were flying through the region of fire, as my master told me, and I wanted to uncover my eyes for a bit; but my master, when I asked leave to uncover myself, would not let me; but as I have a little bit of curiosity about me, and a desire to know what is forbidden and kept from me, quietly and without anyone seeing me I drew aside the handkerchief covering my eyes ever so little, close to my nose, and from underneath looked towards the earth, and it seemed to me that it was altogether no bigger than a grain of mustard seed, and that the men walking on it were little bigger than hazel nuts; so you may see how high we must have got to then."
To this the duchess said, "Sancho, my friend, mind what you are saying; it seems you could not have seen the earth, but only the men walking on it; for if the earth looked to you like a grain of mustard seed, and each man like a hazel nut, one man alone would have covered the whole earth."
These artists will take particles of stone or glass no larger than a mustard seed, and piece them together on a sleeve button or a shirt stud, so smoothly and with such nice adjustment of the delicate shades of color the pieces bear, as to form a pigmy rose with stem, thorn, leaves, petals complete, and all as softly and as truthfully tinted as though Nature had builded it herself.
The chamois is a black or brown creature no bigger than a mustard seed; you do not have to go after it, it comes after you; it arrives in vast herds and skips and scampers all over your body, inside your clothes; thus it is not shy, but extremely sociable; it is not afraid of man, on the contrary, it will attack him; its bite is not dangerous, but neither is it pleasant; its activity has not been overstated --if you try to put your finger on it, it will skip a thousand times its own length at one jump, and no eye is sharp enough to see where it lights.
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'It is then that she is able to work like a mustard seed, or a little lamp in the dark, or a pinch of salt in a pot of stew or a little leaven in a mass of dough,' he added.
Green beans seem to take on a new, inclusive holiday identity when they're cut in this Indian-inspired style (a la Beans Thoran recipes of Kerala) and flavored with mustard seed and fresh ginger.
Bangladesh Agriculture Development Corporation (BADC) allocated 10 metric tonnes of mustard seed in the district this season.
It is like a mustard seed that a person took and planted in the garden.
Sandy Eisenberg Sasso, Amy-Jill Levine, and Margaux Meganck (illustrator); THE MARVELOUS MUSTARD SEED; Flyaway Books (Children's: Picture Books) 16.00 ISBN: 9780664262754