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Noun: isothiocyanate
  1. A family of compounds derived from horseradish and radishes and onions and mustards; source of the hotness of those plants and preparations

Derived forms: isothiocyanates

Type of: chemical irritant

Part of: Allium cepa, horseradish, horseradish root, mustard, onion, onion plant, radish, Raphanus sativus, table mustard

Encyclopedia: Isothiocyanate