Definition of mesclun in English:

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mesclun

Pronunciation: /ˈmesklən/
(also mesclun salad)

noun

A salad made from a selection of lettuces with other edible leaves such as dandelion greens, mustard greens, and radicchio.
Example sentences
  • Also I couldn't find tarragon and chervil, so I just used mesclun salad greens with a bit of edible flowers.
  • They'd seen the show before, but then they'd had shish kebab and mesclun salad before, and that hadn't dampened their appetites.
  • Spread on top of a flour tortilla; layer with deli roast beef, mint leaves, and mesclun salad mix.

Origin

Provençal, literally 'mixture', from mesclar 'mix thoroughly'.

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Syllabification: mes·clun

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