salad Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

Meaning of “salad” in the English Dictionary

"salad" in British English

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saladnoun [C or U]

uk   us   /ˈsæl.əd/
A2 a ​mixture of ​uncookedvegetables, usually ​including lettuce, ​eaten either as a ​separatedish or with other ​food: Toss (= ​mix) the salad with a ​vinaigrettedressing. Serve the ​risotto with a mixed/​green salad. a salad ​bowl cooked or ​uncookedvegetablescut into very ​smallpieces and often ​mixed with mayonnaise : potato salad rice/​pasta saladtuna, cheese, egg, etc. salad a salad made with ​tuna, ​cheese, ​egg, etc. and lettuce or other ​coldingredients: She had a ​tuna salad for ​lunch. tuna, ​cheese, ​egg, etc. ​mixed with mayonnaise, used to make a ​sandwich: I'll have ​egg salad on ​brown (​bread), ​please.
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(Definition of salad from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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saladnoun [C/U]

 us   /ˈsæl·əd/
a ​mixture of ​rawvegetables, usually ​covered with a salad dressing : [C] a ​green salad [U] Lunches ​includesoup or salad. A salad is also a ​dish of ​smallpieces of ​coldfood, usually ​mixed with a ​sauce such as mayonnaise (= a ​thicksauce of ​oil, ​vinegar, and ​eggs): [U] tuna/​egg/​potato/​macaroni salad
(Definition of salad from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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