Definition of Corn salad

1. Noun. A plant of the genus Valerianella.

Definition of Corn salad

1. Noun. (American English) Any of various types of salad made using maize ¹

2. Noun. ''Valerianella locusta'', a small plant used in salads and as an herb. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Corn Salad

corn house
corn lily
corn liquor
corn marigold
corn mayweed
corn mint
corn muffin
corn oil
corn on the cob
corn pone
corn pones
corn poppy
corn pudding
corn roast
corn roaster
corn salad (current term)
corn smut
corn snake
corn snakes
corn snow
corn speedwell
corn spurrey
corn spurry
corn starch
corn starches
corn sugar
corn sugars
corn syrup
corn syrups
corn tash

Literary usage of Corn salad

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

1. The Standard Cyclopedia of Horticulture: A Discussion for the Amateur, and Liberty Hyde Bailey by Liberty Hyde Bailey (1917)
"corn salad is both a salad plant and a pot-herb, chiefly the former. The name "corn salad" is probably derived from the fact that the plant grows ..."

2. Cyclopedia of American Horticulture: Comprising Suggestions for Cultivation by Liberty Hyde Bailey, Wilhelm Miller (1902)
"It is an Algerian annual used for salad, after the manner of corn salad. ... V. oli- toria Is the common corn salad and I '. eriocarpa the Italian Corn ..."

3. The Principles of Vegetable-gardening by Liberty Hyde Bailey (1901)
"corn salad corn salad is grown as lettuce is. It is a cool-season crop. ... 110. corn salad seedlings. Two-thirds natural size. corn salad ..."

4. The Treasury of Botany: A Popular Dictionary of the Vegetable Kingdom; with by John Lindley (1866)
"... five on an epigynous ring ; stamens eight or ten; styles two to four ; capsule with two or four imperfect partitions. [J .TS] CORN-SALAD. ..."

5. The Family Kitchen Gardener: Containing Plain and Accurate Descriptions of by Robert Buist (1861)
"... a few inches apart, and two inches deep : they will soon spread into a large bush, and not suffer in the extremest cold. corn salad. ..."

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