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Also known as Cochlearia Armoracia and Armoracia lapthifolia.
Biochemists are fond of the horse-radish, from which they extract a peroxidase
(enzyme) very useful for one of their tricks (staining something, I guess).
The "horse-radish peroxidase" adds some onces of poetry and
spices to tasteless biochemistry articles.
Ivan Sache, 18 Jul 2005
...and also horseradish sauce, the eponymous accompaniment to the classic
English meal of roast beef, the horseradish component being something like
29% to 43%, dependent upon which brand you buy.
Colin Dobson, 18 Jul 2005