a usually cold dish consisting of vegetables, as lettuce, tomatoes, and cucumbers, covered with a dressing and sometimes containing seafood, meat, or eggs.
any of various dishes consisting of foods, as meat, seafood, eggs, pasta, or fruit, prepared singly or combined, usually cut up, mixed with a dressing, and served cold:
chicken salad; potato salad.
any herb or green vegetable, as lettuce, used for salads or eaten raw.
South Midland and Southern U.S. greens (def 22b).
any mixture or assortment:
The usual salad of writers, artists, and musicians attended the party.
a dish of raw vegetables, such as lettuce, tomatoes, etc, served as a separate course with cold meat, eggs, etc, or as part of a main course
any dish of cold vegetables or fruit: potato salad, fruit salad
any green vegetable used in such a dish, esp lettuce


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