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NOUN (5)

1. pungent fleshy edible root;

2. radish of Japan with a long hard durable root eaten raw or cooked;
[syn: radish, daikon, Japanese radish, Raphanus sativus longipinnatus]

3. pungent edible root of any of various cultivated radish plants;

4. Eurasian plant widely cultivated for its edible pungent root usually eaten raw;
[syn: radish, Raphanus sativus]

5. a cruciferous plant of the genus Raphanus having a pungent edible root;
[syn: radish plant, radish]


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]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

radish n 1: pungent fleshy edible root 2: radish of Japan with a long hard durable root eaten raw or cooked [syn: radish, daikon, Japanese radish, Raphanus sativus longipinnatus] 3: pungent edible root of any of various cultivated radish plants 4: Eurasian plant widely cultivated for its edible pungent root usually eaten raw [syn: radish, Raphanus sativus] 5: a cruciferous plant of the genus Raphanus having a pungent edible root [syn: radish plant, radish]