Salad burnet
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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  • salad burnet — noun 1. European garden herb with purple tinged flowers and leaves that are sometimes used for salads • Syn: ↑burnet bloodwort, ↑pimpernel, ↑Poterium sanguisorba • Hypernyms: ↑herb, ↑herbaceous plant • Member Holonyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Salad Burnet — Taxobox name = Salad Burnet image width = 250px regnum = Plantae divisio = Magnoliophyta classis = Magnoliopsida ordo = Rosales familia = Rosaceae genus = Sanguisorba species = S. minor binomial = Sanguisorba minor binomial authority = Scop.Salad …   Wikipedia

  • salad burnet — vaistinė kraujalakė statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Erškėtinių šeimos dekoratyvinis, prieskoninis, vaistinis augalas (Sanguisorba officinalis), paplitęs Šiaurės Amerikoje, Europoje ir Azijoje. Iš jo gaminami maisto priedai (kvėpikliai),… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • salad burnet — /sæləd bɜˈnɛt/ (say saluhd ber net) noun a perennial herb, Poterium sanguisorba, family Rosaceae, of Britain, Europe, western Asia and northern Africa, having leaves which can be used as a salad vegetable …   Australian English dictionary

  • salad burnet — a plant, Poterium sanguisorba, of the rose family, native to Eurasia, having rounded heads of small, greenish flowers in short spikes and edible leaves. [1850 55] * * * …   Universalium

  • Burnet — may refer to: Contents 1 Living things 2 Places 3 Other uses …   Wikipedia

  • 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 …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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

  • burnet bloodwort — vaistinė kraujalakė statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Erškėtinių šeimos dekoratyvinis, prieskoninis, vaistinis augalas (Sanguisorba officinalis), paplitęs Šiaurės Amerikoje, Europoje ir Azijoje. Iš jo gaminami maisto priedai (kvėpikliai),… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • salad green — noun greens suitable for eating uncooked as in salads • Syn: ↑salad greens • Hypernyms: ↑greens, ↑green, ↑leafy vegetable • Hyponyms: ↑lettuce, ↑celtuce, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

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