horseradish

noun
horse·​rad·​ish | \ ˈhȯrs-ˌra-dish How to pronounce horseradish (audio) , -ˌre-\

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

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The first product made by Heinz was a horseradish condiment. 7 What do the two M's in M&M's stand for? Washington Post, "How well do you know American food brands?," 5 Sep. 2019 Chan draws upon sake, cocktails, and wine to match everything from the oysters with fig vinaigrette and horseradish to the red bean mochi cake for dessert. Fortune, "Vancouver Is a Haven for Cheap but Delicious Tasting Menus," 18 Aug. 2019 Counter servers dole out plenty of sauerkraut, mustard and kren (grated horseradish) to accompany hearty platters of meat. Wendy Ramunno, USA TODAY, "Tasting tour of Italy’s Friuli-Venezia Giulia: Coffee, wine, prosciutto, cheese & more," 24 July 2019 Mustang Chicken led the charge, a fried chicken breast bristling with a crunchy horseradish crust. Mike Sutter, ExpressNews.com, "Review: Cappy’s keeps its groove as Alamo Heights’ go-to restaurant," 18 July 2019 The oysters, usually local Maine and Massachusetts varieties, are just $1.50 each and come on large trays of ice with the classic fixings: lemon wedges, horseradish, cocktail sauce, and shallot mignonette. Alex Delany, Bon Appétit, "The Shop in Portland, Maine, Is My Ultimate Summer Hang," 30 July 2019 While the chicken is cooking, make the sauce: Stir together the mayonnaise, vinegar, chopped gherkins and their juice, mustard, sugar, garlic, horseradish, pepper and the pinch of salt in a medium bowl, until well incorporated. Bonnie S. Benwick, The Denver Post, "Fire up your summer with recipes from the season’s new grilling cookbooks," 24 June 2019 Step 3 While the chicken is cooking, make the sauce: Stir together the mayonnaise, vinegar, chopped gherkins and their juice, mustard, sugar, garlic, horseradish, pepper and the pinch of salt in a medium bowl, until well incorporated. Bonnie S. Benwick, Washington Post, "With this grilled chicken recipe, you’ll earn the title of thigh master," 19 June 2019 Visitors sip cocktails with vodka infusions (honey, jalapeno, horseradish, dill) and, in August, meander an 8-acre maze within a 50-acre sunflower field. Mary Bergin, chicagotribune.com, "From the soil to suds and spirits: Where to find creative cocktails and beer on Wisconsin farms," 6 Aug. 2019

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First Known Use of horseradish

1597, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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horseradish

noun

English Language Learners 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

horseradish

noun
horse·​rad·​ish | \ ˈhȯrs-ˌra-dish How to pronounce horseradish (audio) \

Kids Definition of horseradish

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

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