noun rad·ish \ˈra-dish also ˈre-\

: a small, round vegetable that is red or white, is eaten raw in salads, and has a sharp spicy taste; also : the plant that produces this vegetable

Full Definition of RADISH

:  the pungent usually crisp root of a widely cultivated Eurasian plant (Raphanus sativus) of the mustard family usually eaten raw; also :  a plant that produces radishes

Origin of RADISH

Middle English, alteration of Old English rædic, from Latin radic-, radix root, radish — more at root
First Known Use: 15th century

Rhymes with RADISH

RADISH Defined for Kids


noun rad·ish \ˈra-dish\

Definition of RADISH for Kids

:  a small roundish crisp root that has a sharp flavor and is usually eaten raw as a vegetable


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