Acetarious
Acetarious Ac`e*ta"ri*ous, a. [L. acetaria, n. pl., salad, fr. acetum vinegar, fr. acere to be sour.] Used in salads; as, acetarious plants. [1913 Webster]

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  • acetarious — adjective Used in salads; as, acetarious plants …   Wiktionary

  • acetarious — |asə|ta(a)rēəs adjective Etymology: Latin acetaria, plural, salad (from acetum vinegar + aria, plural of arium ary) + English ous : used in salads acetarious plants …   Useful english dictionary

  • acetarious — ac·e·tar·i·ous …   English syllables

  • acetarious —   a. applied to plants used in salads …   Dictionary of difficult words

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