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 Mustard Seed is a special place and touches the lives of many people," explains Del Harrington, executive director.
The index comprises chickpea (chana), cottonseed oil cake, guar seed, jaggery (gur), cumin (jeera), pepper, mustard seed, soyabean, turmeric and wheat.
WORCESTER - "I feel like I'm 16 again," said Gina Iadarola of Sutton, wiping down one of the large round tables at the Mustard Seed soup kitchen and pantry where as many as 150 would gather later in the day for a free meal.
I also taped a seed on paper and wrote the verse, "If you have faith as small as a mustard seed you can move a mountain.
And there, embedded in the LORD's answer, is the mustard seed, the small kernel that not only brought hope to Habakkuk but caught the ear of St.
The Buddha said he could, but only if she brought him some mustard seed from a house in which no one had died.
50), which emerges as big, sweet, gently poached scallops swathed with a mild, creamy, coconut and mustard seed curry sauce perched on steamed idlis (Southern Indian rice and lentil flour patties).
Sine, who made a name for himself with his book, The Mustard Seed Conspiracy, writes as a Christian who wants to put forward an alternative--God's `better way', he calls it--to this polarization.
The mum of one got on her bike yesterday to launch the FAI Mustard Seed Euros cycle with former Ireland star Damien Duff and ex-rugby player Alan Quinlan.