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salad

noun [C or U] uk   /ˈsæl.əd/ us  
A2 a mixture of uncooked vegetables, usually including lettuce, eaten either as a separate dish or with other food: Toss (= mix) the salad with a vinaigrette dressing. Serve the risotto with a mixed salad. a salad bowlcheese, egg, etc. salad cheese, egg, etc. with salad cooked or uncooked vegetables cut into very small pieces and often mixed with mayonnaise : potato salad rice/pasta salad
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