glucosinolate

[ gloo-koh-sin-uh-leyt ]
/ ˌglu koʊˈsɪn əˌleɪt /

noun

a sulfuric compound found in many pungent plants of the mustard family: the glucosinolates in cruciferous vegetables, including broccoli and cabbage, are regarded as beneficial in promoting antioxidation and in regulating inflammation, stress, and metabolism.

QUIZZES

LEARN THE SPANISH WORDS FOR THESE COMMON ANIMALS!

Are you learning Spanish? Or do you just have an interest in foreign languages? Either way, this quiz on Spanish words for animals is for you.
Question 1 of 13
How do you say “cat” 🐈 in Spanish?

Origin of glucosinolate

First recorded in 1960–65; gluco- + sin-, from New Latin Sin(apis alba), the taxonomic name of white mustard + -ol(e) + -ate; see -ole2, -ate2
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2021