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horseradish


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Horse-radish  \Horse"-rad`ish\,  n.  (Bot.) 
  A  plant  of  the  genus  {Nasturtium}  ({N.  Armoracia}),  allied  to 
  scurvy  grass,  having  a  root  of  a  pungent  taste,  much  used 
  when  grated,  as  a  condiment  and  in  medicine.  --Gray. 
 
  {Horse-radish  tree}.  (Bot.)  See  {Moringa}. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  horseradish 
  n  1:  the  root  of  the  horseradish  plant;  it  is  grated  or  ground 
  and  used  for  seasoning  [syn:  {horseradish  root}] 
  2:  coarse  Eurasian  plant  cultivated  for  its  thick  white  pungent 
  root  [syn:  {horse  radish},  {red  cole},  {Armoracia 
  rusticana}] 
  3:  grated  horseradish  root 




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