leaf mustard

[ leef-muhs-terd ]
/ ˈlif ˌmʌs tərd /

noun

the cruciferous plant Brassica juncea, especially any of the numerous cultivars grown for their edible leaves: For an exceptional side dish of sautéed greens, use a mix of fresh kale, leaf mustard, and Swiss chard.

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Origin of leaf mustard

First recorded in 1920–25
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