Definition of horseradish
1 : a tall coarse white-flowered herb (Armoracia rusticana synonym A. lapathifolia) of the mustard family
2 : a condiment made from ground-up horseradish root
Recent Examples of horseradish from the Web
The celebratory week ends on June 9 with the renowned Prime Rib Dinner (10-ounce cut of beef with a baked potato, salad, au jus, creamy horseradish sauce and a roll), offered for $17.95 from noon to 5 p.m.
Japanese scientists have recently discovered a new benefit of horseradish.
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First Known Use of horseradish
HORSERADISH Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of horseradish for English Language Learners
: a tall plant whose root is used for making a sauce
: a strong sauce made from the root of the horseradish plant
HORSERADISH Defined for Kids
Definition of horseradish for Students
: a sharp-tasting relish made from the root of a tall white-flowered plant
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