wild mustard


Examples of wild mustard in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web California is blooming with wild mustard this year. Julie Watson, The Christian Science Monitor, 16 June 2023 There are numerous kinds of wild mustards in California, but black mustard, or Brassica nigra, is considered among the most pervasive. Julie Watson, The Christian Science Monitor, 16 June 2023 The grassy meadows of our inland hills will take on spring color with checkerbloom, wild mustard, goldfields and purple owl’s clover scattered in the green fields. Ernie Cowan, San Diego Union-Tribune, 18 Feb. 2023 Wild nuts, peas, vetch, a legume which had edible seed pods, and grasses were often combined with pulses like beans or lentils, the most commonly identified ingredient, and at times, wild mustard. Katie Hunt, CNN, 22 Nov. 2022 Across much of the Bay Area, wild mustard and California poppies are doing the best. Tom Stienstra, San Francisco Chronicle, 1 Apr. 2021 Lambsquarters and wild mustard attract egg-laying females and provide a source of food for larvae. oregonlive, 7 Mar. 2021 Roadside weeds like wild mustard and Queen Anne’s lace, tendrils of palm inflorescence and carnivorous cobra lilies have all found a place in her work. New York Times, 18 Nov. 2020 The property included a vacant field, overgrown with wild mustard, that seemed ideal for a garden or small farm, as well as their five pet chickens, all laying hens. Nicole Sours Larson, San Diego Union-Tribune, 29 Aug. 2020 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

circa 1611, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of wild mustard was circa 1611

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“Wild mustard.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/wild%20mustard. Accessed 30 Nov. 2023.

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