Rat-tailed radish
Radish Rad"ish (r[a^]d"[i^]sh), n. [F. radis; cf. It. radice, Pr. raditz: all fr. L. radix, -icis, a root, an edible root, especially a radish, akin to E. wort. See {Wort}, and cf. {Eradicate}, {Race} a root, {Radix}.] (Bot.) The pungent fleshy root of a well-known cruciferous plant ({Raphanus sativus}); also, the whole plant. [1913 Webster]

{Radish fly} (Zo["o]l.), a small two-winged fly ({Anthomyia raphani}) whose larv[ae] burrow in radishes. It resembles the onion fly.

{Rat-tailed radish} (Bot.), an herb ({Raphanus caudatus}) having a long, slender pod, which is sometimes eaten.

{Wild radish} (Bot.), the jointed charlock. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • rat-tailed radish — noun : a radish (Raphanus sativus caudatus or R. caudatus) that has an inedible root and is grown for its long slender edible pods …   Useful english dictionary

  • Radish — Rad ish (r[a^]d [i^]sh), n. [F. radis; cf. It. radice, Pr. raditz: all fr. L. radix, icis, a root, an edible root, especially a radish, akin to E. wort. See {Wort}, and cf. {Eradicate}, {Race} a root, {Radix}.] (Bot.) The pungent fleshy root of a …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Radish fly — Radish Rad ish (r[a^]d [i^]sh), n. [F. radis; cf. It. radice, Pr. raditz: all fr. L. radix, icis, a root, an edible root, especially a radish, akin to E. wort. See {Wort}, and cf. {Eradicate}, {Race} a root, {Radix}.] (Bot.) The pungent fleshy… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Radish — taxobox name = Radish image caption = Red radish regnum = Plantae unranked divisio = Angiosperms unranked classis = Eudicots unranked ordo = Rosids ordo = Brassicales familia = Brassicaceae genus = Raphanus species = R. sativus binomial =… …   Wikipedia

  • Wild radish — Radish Rad ish (r[a^]d [i^]sh), n. [F. radis; cf. It. radice, Pr. raditz: all fr. L. radix, icis, a root, an edible root, especially a radish, akin to E. wort. See {Wort}, and cf. {Eradicate}, {Race} a root, {Radix}.] (Bot.) The pungent fleshy… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • serpent radish — noun : rat tailed radish …   Useful english dictionary

  • Anthomyia raphani — Radish Rad ish (r[a^]d [i^]sh), n. [F. radis; cf. It. radice, Pr. raditz: all fr. L. radix, icis, a root, an edible root, especially a radish, akin to E. wort. See {Wort}, and cf. {Eradicate}, {Race} a root, {Radix}.] (Bot.) The pungent fleshy… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Raphanus caudatus — Radish Rad ish (r[a^]d [i^]sh), n. [F. radis; cf. It. radice, Pr. raditz: all fr. L. radix, icis, a root, an edible root, especially a radish, akin to E. wort. See {Wort}, and cf. {Eradicate}, {Race} a root, {Radix}.] (Bot.) The pungent fleshy… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Raphanus sativus — Radish Rad ish (r[a^]d [i^]sh), n. [F. radis; cf. It. radice, Pr. raditz: all fr. L. radix, icis, a root, an edible root, especially a radish, akin to E. wort. See {Wort}, and cf. {Eradicate}, {Race} a root, {Radix}.] (Bot.) The pungent fleshy… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Raphanus caudatus — Podding radish Scientific classification Kingdom: Plantae (unranked): Angiosperms (unranked): Eudicots …   Wikipedia

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