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brown mustard

[ broun-muhs-terd ]
/ ˈbraʊn ˈmʌs tərd /
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noun
a pungent, brownish condiment, prepared from the ground seeds of the cruciferous plant Brassica juncea and often other mustard seeds, especially those of black mustard: I prefer the taste and texture of a brown mustard with coarsely ground seeds.
Also called Chinese mustard, Indian mustard, leaf mustard .Botany. the plant B. juncea, a species of mustard valued as an agricultural crop.
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Origin of brown mustard

First recorded in 1760–65
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