Definition of corn salad in English:

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corn salad

Pronunciation: /kôrn ˈsaləd/

noun

A small blue-flowered herbaceous plant of dry soils, native to Europe and the Mediterranean. Widely cultivated in North America, its narrow leaves are used in salad. Also called lamb's lettuce, mache.
  • Valerianella locusta, family Valerianaceae.
Example sentences
  • Place a 2-inch tall ring mold around the cake; fill with a portion of corn salad and place two wax beans over the corn salad.
  • Toss the corn salad with fresh lime juice, and garnish it with radish slices.
  • Until recently, mache - also known as lamb's lettuce or corn salad and a longtime staple in France - could be found here mainly in tony restaurants and upscale markets.

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Syllabification: corn sal·ad

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