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Definition of "rapeseed" [rapeseed]

  • The seed of the rape plant. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "rapeseed" in a sentence
  • "Konrad Nowicki, a young Polish entrepreneur, suggested leasing 250 acres in the Ukraine and growing rapeseed, which is commonly used in Europe to make biodiesel for cars."
  • "With ornamental hotel flower beds shriveled and gone, the most vivid color comes from another hardy invader, Sahara mustard, otherwise known as rapeseed, an escapee from cattle feed."
  • "The beautiful yellow field is blooming rapeseed, which is blanketing northern Bulgaria right now."