radish plant

noun
a cruciferous plant of the genus Raphanus having a pungent edible root
Syn: ↑radish
Hypernyms: ↑crucifer, ↑cruciferous plant
Member Holonyms: ↑Raphanus, ↑genus Raphanus
Part Meronyms: ↑radish

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  • 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 — RADISH, a vegetable, the Raphanus raphanistrum; not mentioned in the Bible, despite the fact that it is one of the ancient plants of the Mediterranean region. Herodotus reports that the large sum spent on radishes for the pyramid workers was… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • radish — ► NOUN ▪ the small, pungent, red root of a plant of the cabbage family, eaten raw. ORIGIN Latin radix root …   English terms dictionary

  • radish — [rad′ish] n. [ME < earlier radiche < OE rædic < L radix (gen. radicis), lit., ROOT1: form infl. by Fr radis, of same orig.] 1. an annual plant (Raphanus sativus) of the crucifer family, with an edible root 2. the pungent root, eaten raw… …   English World dictionary

  • 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

  • radish — radishlike, adj. /rad ish/, n. 1. the crisp, pungent, edible root of the plant, Raphanus sativus, of the mustard family, usually eaten raw. 2. the plant itself. [bef. 1000; late ME radish(e), var. (cf. OF radise, var. of radice) of ME radich(e),… …   Universalium

  • Radish mosaic virus — Taxobox color=violet name = Radish mosaic virus (RaMV) virus group = iv familia = Comoviridae genus = Comovirus species = Radish mosaic virus synonyms = radish enation mosaic virusRadish mosaic virus (RaMV) is a plant pathogenic virus of the… …   Wikipedia

  • radish — /ˈrædɪʃ / (say radish) noun 1. the crisp, pungent, edible root of a plant, Raphanus sativus. 2. the plant. {late Middle English; Old English rædic, from Latin rādix root, radish} …   Australian English dictionary

  • radish — noun Etymology: Middle English, alteration of Old English rædic, from Latin radic , radix root, radish more at root Date: 15th century the pungent usually crisp root of a widely cultivated Eurasian plant (Raphanus sativus) of the mustard family… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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