salad

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A salad.

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Etymology[edit]

From Middle English salade, from Old French salade, borrowed from Northern Italian salada, salata (compare insalata), from Vulgar Latin *salāta, from *salāre, from Latin saliō, from sal (salt).

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  • (UK) IPA(key): /ˈsaləd/, /ˈsæləd/
  • (US) IPA(key): /ˈsæləd/
  • enPR: SAH-luhd
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Noun[edit]

salad (countable and uncountable, plural salads)

  1. A food made primarily of a mixture of raw or cold ingredients, typically vegetables, usually served with a dressing such as vinegar or mayonnaise.
    • c. 1602, William Shakespeare, All’s Well That Ends Well, Act IV, Scene 5,[1]
      Lafeu. ’Twas a good lady, ’twas a good lady: we may pick a thousand salads ere we light on such another herb.
      Clown. Indeed, sir, she was the sweet marjoram of the salad, or rather, the herb of grace.
  2. A raw vegetable of the kind used in salads.

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Cebuano[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From English salad, borrowed from French salade, borrowed from Northern Italian salada, salata, from Vulgar Latin *salāta, from *salāre, from Latin saliō, from sal (salt).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: sa‧lad

Noun[edit]

salad

  1. salad

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salad

  1. (Spain) Informal second-person plural (vosotros or vosotras) affirmative imperative form of salar.