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horse-radish tree

[OED Moringa pterygosperma1859 →] n. a pod-bearing tree, Moringa sp.: 1835 The pod of the horse-radish tree [Hyperathera moringa] (Journal 9). 1978 Horse-radish (Moringa oleifera). A very beautiful small tree... flower and leaves [used] in curry dishes, the you seed pods as a vegetable, and the roots for pickles (Higgs 18). (White)

Tags: noun, plant, tree

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Last update: 2010-10-23 21:20
Author: Holm and Shilling, DBE, 1982
Revision: 1.0

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