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The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

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 well-known cruciferous plant (Raphanus sativus); also, the whole plant. [1913 Webster] Radish fly (Zool.), a small two-winged fly (Anthomyia raphani) whose larvae burrow in radishes. It resembles the onion fly. Rat-tailed radish (Bot.), an herb (Raphanus caudatus) having a long, slender pod, which is sometimes eaten. Wild radish (Bot.), the jointed charlock. [1913 Webster]