[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.
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.
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):
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
3: pungent edible root of any of various cultivated radish
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]