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Date: 1300-1400
Language: Old French
Origin: salade, from Old Provençal salada, from salar 'to add salt to', from sal 'salt'

salad

noun
     
salad
Related topics: Food Dish
sal‧ad [uncountable and countable]
1DFF a mixture of raw vegetables, especially lettuce, cucumber, and tomato:
Would you like some salad with your pasta?
a spinach salad
toss a salad (=mix it all together, usually with a dressing)
! Salad is a type of cold food made from vegetables. The green leafy vegetable that you often use in salads is called lettuce.
2DFF raw or cooked food cut into small pieces and served cold

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