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 for ((Raphanus sativus
From 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">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]

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