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horseradish

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noun horse·rad·ish \ˈhȯrs-ˌra-dish, -ˌre-\

Simple Definition of horseradish

  • : a tall plant whose root is used for making a sauce

  • : a strong sauce made from the root of the horseradish plant

Full Definition of horseradish

  1. 1 :  a tall coarse white-flowered herb (Armoracia rusticana syn. A. lapathifolia) of the mustard family

  2. 2 :  a condiment made from ground-up horseradish root

1597

First Known Use of horseradish

1597


HORSERADISH Defined for Kids

horseradish

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noun horse·rad·ish \ˈhȯrs-ˌra-dish\

Definition of horseradish

  1. :  a sharp-tasting relish made from the root of a tall white-flowered plant





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