salad - lettuce
A salad is a mixture of cold or uncooked vegetables. You can eat it on its own or with other foods.
For lunch she had a salad of tomato, onion and cucumber.
I made some potato salad for the picnic.
A salad usually includes the large green leaves of a vegetable called a lettuce /^letɪs/. Don't refer to this vegetable as a ‘salad’.
Tear the lettuce into small pieces and mix it with the dressing.