salad

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈsæləd/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/ˈsæləd/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(saləd)


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salad - lettuce
‘salad’
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.
‘lettuce’
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.
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