mustard family definition

  • noun:
    • A large category of herbs, the Cruciferae (Brassicaceae), characterized by pungent liquid and four-petaled blossoms organized in a cross and including essential veggies such broccoli, Brussels sprouts, cabbage, cauliflower, kale, radishes, and watercress.
    • a big category of flowers with four-petaled plants; includes mustards, cabbages, broccoli, turnips, cresses, and their particular many family relations

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