sinapis

noun si·na·pis \sə̇ˈnāpə̇s\

Definition of sinapis

  1. 1 capitalized, in some classifications :  a genus comprising cruciferous herbs with a long beak on the tip of the seedpod and being now usually included as a section in the genus Brassica

  2. 2 plural -es :  mustard

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Origin and Etymology of sinapis

New Latin, from Latin sinapi, sinapis mustard, from Greek


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