arugula definition

  • noun:
    • A Mediterranean plant (Eruca vesicaria subsp. sativa) having flowers with purple-veined, yellowish-white petals and pungent, edible leaves. Also known as rocket2, rocket salad, roquette.
    • A yellowish-flowered Mediterranean herb associated with the mustard family; which includes flavoured leaves, usually consumed in salads. Has actually a distinct, peppery taste.
    • an erect European annual (Eruca vesicaria sativa) of the mustard household, frequently grown as a salad crop is gathered when young and tender.
    • erect European yearly frequently cultivated as a salad crop to-be harvested whenever young and tender

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