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Chinese mustard

[ chahy-neez muhs-terd, chahy-nees ]
/ ˈtʃaɪ niz ˈmʌs tərd, ˈtʃaɪ nis /
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noun
Also called Chi·nese hot mus·tard . a sharply spicy condiment, prepared from the ground seeds of the cruciferous plant Brassica juncea and commonly served with Chinese and other Asian foods.
Botany. the plant B. juncea, a species of mustard most widely known as brown mustard.
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Also called o·ri·en·tal mus·tard [awr-ee-en-tl muhs-terd] /ˌɔr iˈɛn tl ˈmʌs tərd/ .

Origin of Chinese mustard

First recorded in 1815–20
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