Poterium Sanguisorba
Salad Sal"ad (s[a^]l"ad), n. [F. salade, OIt. salata, It. insalata, fr. salare to salt, fr. L. sal salt. See {Salt}, and cf. {Slaw}.] 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. [1913 Webster]

Leaves eaten raw are termed salad. --I. Watts. [1913 Webster]

2. A dish composed of chopped meat or fish, esp. chicken or lobster, mixed with lettuce or other vegetables, and seasoned with oil, vinegar, mustard, and other condiments; as, chicken salad; lobster salad. [1913 Webster]

{Salad burnet} (Bot.), the common burnet ({Poterium Sanguisorba}), sometimes eaten as a salad in Italy. [1913 Webster]


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  • Poterium Sanguisorba — Burnet Bur net, n. [OE. burnet burnet; also, brownish (the plant perh. being named from its color), fr. F. brunet, dim. of brun brown; cf. OF. brunete a sort of flower. See {Brunette}.] (Bot.) A genus of perennial herbs ({Poterium}); especially,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Poterium sanguisorba — noun European garden herb with purple tinged flowers and leaves that are sometimes used for salads • Syn: ↑salad burnet, ↑burnet bloodwort, ↑pimpernel • Hypernyms: ↑herb, ↑herbaceous plant • Member Holonyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • POTERIUM SANGUISORBA L. - ЧЕРНОГОЛОВНИК КРОВОХЛЕБКОВЫЙ — см. 382. Многолетнее растение. P. sanguisorba L. Ч. кровохлебковый Sp. pl. (1753) 594. Фл. СССР X (1941) 429. Ларин II (1951) 510, рис. S y n. P. collinum Salisb.; Sanguisorba minor Scop. Hegi IV, 2 (1921 1923) 939, Т, f. f.; S. poterium Web.; S …   Справочник растений

  • Poterium sanguisorba auct. non L. — Symbol SAMIB2 Synonym Symbol POSA16 Botanical Family Rosaceae …   Scientific plant list

  • Sanguisorba minor —   Pimpinela menor …   Wikipedia Español

  • Sanguisorba oficinalis — Burnet Bur net, n. [OE. burnet burnet; also, brownish (the plant perh. being named from its color), fr. F. brunet, dim. of brun brown; cf. OF. brunete a sort of flower. See {Brunette}.] (Bot.) A genus of perennial herbs ({Poterium}); especially,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Poterium Canadensis — Burnet Bur net, n. [OE. burnet burnet; also, brownish (the plant perh. being named from its color), fr. F. brunet, dim. of brun brown; cf. OF. brunete a sort of flower. See {Brunette}.] (Bot.) A genus of perennial herbs ({Poterium}); especially,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Poterium oficinalis — Burnet Bur net, n. [OE. burnet burnet; also, brownish (the plant perh. being named from its color), fr. F. brunet, dim. of brun brown; cf. OF. brunete a sort of flower. See {Brunette}.] (Bot.) A genus of perennial herbs ({Poterium}); especially,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Poterium — noun a genus of thorny herbs or shrubs of the family Rosaceae • Syn: ↑genus Poterium • Hypernyms: ↑rosid dicot genus • Member Holonyms: ↑Rosaceae, ↑family Rosaceae, ↑rose family …   Useful english dictionary

  • Sanguisorba — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda ? Sanguisorba Clasificación científica …   Wikipedia Español

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