Definitions starting with H

ID #2231

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

Related entries:

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

Digg it! Share on Facebook Print this record Send definition to a friend Show this as PDF file
Please rate this definition:

Average rating: 0 (0 Votes)

completely useless 1 2 3 4 5 most valuable

You can comment on this entry. We are especially interested in where you may have heard this word and who you may have heard use this term or specific usage of this word.

Please give example sentences.


Start comment!