Definition of Black mustard

1. Noun. Widespread Eurasian annual plant cultivated for its pungent seeds; a principal source of table mustard.

Exact synonyms: Brassica Nigra
Terms within: Mustard Seed
Group relationships: Brassica, Genus Brassica
Generic synonyms: Mustard



Medical Definition of Black mustard

1. The dried ripe seed of Brassica nigra or of B. Juncea; it is the source of allyl isothiocyanate; it contains sinigrin (potassium myronate); myrosin; sinapine sulfocyanate; erucic, behenic, and synapolic acids; and fixed oil; a prompt emetic, a rubefacient, and a condiment. (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Black Mustard

black mark
black market
black marketeer
black markets
black marlin
black measles
black membrane
black men
black metal
black morel
black moss
black mulberries
black mulberry
black music
black mustard (current term)
black nightshade
black oak
black olive
black olives
black op
black opal
black operation
black operations
black ops
black out
black pea
black pepper
black phosphorus
black piedra

Literary usage of Black mustard

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: “a” Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature edited by Hugh Chisholm (1911)
"B. alba is more restricted to cultivated ground and has still less claim to be considered a native of Great Britain; it is distinguished from black mustard ..."

2. The Microscopy of Vegetable Foods: With Special Reference to the Detection by Andrew Lincoln Winton, Josef Moeller, Kate Grace Barber Winton (1916)
"black mustard (Brassica nigra, (L.) Koch) is cultivated in various parts of Europe, Asia, ... The sharp taste of black mustard is due chiefly to allyl ..."

3. Hand-book of Chemistry by Leopold Gmelin, Henry Watts (1866)
"Obtained only from black mustard. ... FATTY OIL OP black mustard. — From Sinapis nigra. Golden- yellow or brown-yellow oil of sp. gr. ..."

4. Pharmaceutical Journal by Pharmaceutical Society of Great Britain (1846)
"under the same circumstances the results are similar, excepting that instead of a volatile oil being generated, as with the black mustard-seed, ..."

5. Food Inspection and Analysis: For the Use of Public Analysts, Health by Albert Ernest Leach, Andrew Lincoln Winton (1913)
"The seeds of both varieties are globular, those of the black mustard being small, ... The surface of the black mustard seeds is reticular, and full of small ..."

6. A Manual of Pharmacology and Its Applications to Therapeutics and Toxicology by Torald Hermann Sollmann (1917)
"The volatile oil which is developed from black mustard on contact with water, produces a more prompt, more violent, and more penetrating irritation than the ..."

7. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: “a” Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature edited by Hugh Chisholm (1911)
"B. alba is more restricted to cultivated ground and has still less claim to be considered a native of Great Britain; it is distinguished from black mustard ..."

8. The Microscopy of Vegetable Foods: With Special Reference to the Detection by Andrew Lincoln Winton, Josef Moeller, Kate Grace Barber Winton (1916)
"black mustard (Brassica nigra, (L.) Koch) is cultivated in various parts of Europe, Asia, ... The sharp taste of black mustard is due chiefly to allyl ..."

9. Hand-book of Chemistry by Leopold Gmelin, Henry Watts (1866)
"Obtained only from black mustard. ... FATTY OIL OP black mustard. — From Sinapis nigra. Golden- yellow or brown-yellow oil of sp. gr. ..."

10. Pharmaceutical Journal by Pharmaceutical Society of Great Britain (1846)
"under the same circumstances the results are similar, excepting that instead of a volatile oil being generated, as with the black mustard-seed, ..."

11. Food Inspection and Analysis: For the Use of Public Analysts, Health by Albert Ernest Leach, Andrew Lincoln Winton (1913)
"The seeds of both varieties are globular, those of the black mustard being small, ... The surface of the black mustard seeds is reticular, and full of small ..."

12. A Manual of Pharmacology and Its Applications to Therapeutics and Toxicology by Torald Hermann Sollmann (1917)
"The volatile oil which is developed from black mustard on contact with water, produces a more prompt, more violent, and more penetrating irritation than the ..."

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