Definition of Salad

1. Noun. Food mixtures either arranged on a plate or tossed and served with a moist dressing; usually consisting of or including greens.




Definition of Salad

1. n. A preparation of vegetables, as lettuce, celery, water cress, onions, etc., usually dressed with salt, vinegar, oil, and spice, and eaten for giving a relish to other food; as, lettuce salad; tomato salad, etc.

Definition of Salad

1. Noun. A food made primarily of a mixture of raw or cold ingredients, typically vegetables, usually served with a dressing such as vinegar or mayonnaise. ¹

2. Noun. A raw vegetable of the kind used in salads. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Salad

1. a dish of green, raw vegetables [n -S]

Medical Definition of Salad

1. 1. A preparation of vegetables, as lettuce, celery, water cress, onions, etc, usually dressed with salt, vinegar, oil, and spice, and eaten for giving a relish to other food; as, lettuce salad; tomato salad, etc. "Leaves eaten raw termed salad." (I. Watts) 2. A dish composed of chopped meat or fish, especially. Chicken or lobster, mixed with lettuce or other vegetables, and seasoned with oil, vinegar, mustard, and other condiments; as, chicken salad; lobster salad. Salad burnet, the common burnet (Poterium Sanguisorba), sometimes eaten as a salad in Italy. Origin: F. Salade, OIt. Salata, It. Insalata, fr. Salare to salt, fr. L. Sal salt. See Salt, and cf. Slaw. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Salad

salaam spasm
salaamed
salaaming
salaams
salaat
salabilities
salability
salable
salably
salaciously
salaciousness
salaciousnesses
salacities
salacity
salad (current term)
salad-dodger
salad-oil
salad bar
salad bars
salad bowl
salad burnet
salad cream
salad days
salad dodger
salad dodgers
salad dressing
salad dressings
salad fork
salad green

Literary usage of Salad

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Home Cook Book: A Collection of Practical Receipts by Expert Cooks (1905)
"Apple and Hickory-Nut salad—Chicken salad—The Judge's Chicken salad—Mayonnaise for Chicken salad—To Prepare Cucumbers—Cucumber Spirals— Dandelion salad—Fish ..."

2. The American Home Diet: An Answer to the Ever Present Question : What Shall by Elmer Verner McCollum, Nina Simmonds (1920)
"Serve on lettuce leaves with salad dressing. Waldorf salad. Mix equal quantities of finely cut apple and celery and moisten with boiled salad dressing. ..."

3. Werner's Readings and Recitations (1915)
"FRUIT AND NUT salad. Put 4 tablespoons salad-oil with pinch of salt Into bowl; add % teaspoon powdered sugar; 1 medium green pepper seeded and chopped fine; ..."

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