Horse-radish tree
Horse-radish Horse"-rad`ish, n. (Bot.) A plant of the genus {Nasturtium} ({Nasturtium Armoracia}), allied to scurvy grass, having a root of a pungent taste, much used, when grated, as a condiment and in medicine. --Gray. [1913 Webster]

{Horse-radish tree}. (Bot.) See {Moringa}. [1913 Webster]


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  • Horse-radish — Horse rad ish, n. (Bot.) A plant of the genus {Nasturtium} ({Nasturtium Armoracia}), allied to scurvy grass, having a root of a pungent taste, much used, when grated, as a condiment and in medicine. Gray. [1913 Webster] {Horse radish tree}.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Nasturtium Armoracia — Horse radish Horse rad ish, n. (Bot.) A plant of the genus {Nasturtium} ({Nasturtium Armoracia}), allied to scurvy grass, having a root of a pungent taste, much used, when grated, as a condiment and in medicine. Gray. [1913 Webster] {Horse radish …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Moringa oleifera — Drumstick Tree and variants thereof redirect here. This name is also used for the Golden Shower Tree (Cassia fistulosa). Moringa oleifera Scientific classification Kingdom …   Wikipedia

  • ben — Moringa Mo*rin ga, prop. n. [Malayam murunggi.] (Bot.) A genus of trees of Southern India and Northern Africa. One species ({Moringa pterygosperma}) is the horse radish tree, and its seeds, as well as those of {Moringa aptera}, are known in… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • ben nuts — Moringa Mo*rin ga, prop. n. [Malayam murunggi.] (Bot.) A genus of trees of Southern India and Northern Africa. One species ({Moringa pterygosperma}) is the horse radish tree, and its seeds, as well as those of {Moringa aptera}, are known in… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Moringa — Mo*rin ga, prop. n. [Malayam murunggi.] (Bot.) A genus of trees of Southern India and Northern Africa. One species ({Moringa pterygosperma}) is the horse radish tree, and its seeds, as well as those of {Moringa aptera}, are known in commerce as… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Moringa aptera — Moringa Mo*rin ga, prop. n. [Malayam murunggi.] (Bot.) A genus of trees of Southern India and Northern Africa. One species ({Moringa pterygosperma}) is the horse radish tree, and its seeds, as well as those of {Moringa aptera}, are known in… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Moringa pterygosperma — Moringa Mo*rin ga, prop. n. [Malayam murunggi.] (Bot.) A genus of trees of Southern India and Northern Africa. One species ({Moringa pterygosperma}) is the horse radish tree, and its seeds, as well as those of {Moringa aptera}, are known in… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • oil of ben — Moringa Mo*rin ga, prop. n. [Malayam murunggi.] (Bot.) A genus of trees of Southern India and Northern Africa. One species ({Moringa pterygosperma}) is the horse radish tree, and its seeds, as well as those of {Moringa aptera}, are known in… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • benn — var. of ben n.3, the Horse radish tree …   Useful english dictionary

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