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mesclun

Line breaks: mes|clun
Pronunciation: /ˈmɛsklən
 
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Definition of mesclun in English:

noun

[mass noun]
A Provençal green salad made from a mixture of edible leaves and flowers: [as modifier]: I like to make my mesclun salad with mustard and turnip greens plus wild watercress
More 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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