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mustard family

the plant family Cruciferae (or Brassicaceae), characterized by herbaceous plants having alternate leaves, acrid or pungent juice, clusters of four-petaled flowers, and fruit in the form of a two-parted capsule, and including broccoli, cabbage, candytuft, cauliflower, cress, mustard, radish, sweet alyssum, turnip, and wallflower. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • The cultivated vegetables of the mustard family furnish a large part of the salad greens, leafy foods and root crops in our diet.
  • Awlwort is a member of the mustard family and produces the oblong seedpods that are characteristic of that family.

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