[ leef-muhs-terd ]
/ ˈlif ˌmʌs tərd /
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.
DISCOVER THE INFLUENCE OF PORTUGUESE ON ENGLISH VIA THIS QUIZ!
We’ve gathered some interesting words donated to English from Portuguese … as well as some that just don’t translate at all. Do you know what they mean?
Question 1 of 11
Which of the following animal names traces its immediate origin to Portuguese?
Compare brown mustard (def. 2).
Origin of leaf mustard
First recorded in 1920–25
Words nearby leaf mustard
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