salad: Meaning and Definition of
Pronunciation: (sal'ud), [key]
- a usually cold dish consisting of vegetables, as lettuce, tomatoes, and cucumbers, covered with a dressing and sometimes containing seafood, meat, or eggs.
- any of various dishes consisting of foods, as meat, seafood, eggs, pasta, or fruit, prepared singly or combined, usually cut up, mixed with a dressing, and served cold: chicken salad; potato salad.
- any herb or green vegetable, as lettuce, used for salads or eaten raw.
- any mixture or assortment: The usual salad of writers, artists, and musicians attended the party.
- salad (Thesaurus)