sinapis

noun si·na·pis \ sə̇ˈnāpə̇s \

Definition of sinapis

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 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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