corn salad

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corn salad

noun

Definition of CORN SALAD

:  any of several herbs (genus Valerianella) of the valerian family; especially :  a low European herb (V. locusta syn. V. olitoria) that is widely cultivated for its leaves used in salads and as a potherb —called also lamb's lettuce, mâche

Origin of CORN SALAD

from its occurrence as a weed in fields of grain
First Known Use: 1597

Rhymes with CORN SALAD

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