mesclun


mes·clun

noun \ˈmes-klən\

: a mixture of young leaves from different plants (such as different types of lettuce) that is eaten as a salad

Full Definition of MESCLUN

:  a mixture of young tender greens (as lettuces, arugula, and chicory); also :  a salad made with mesclun

Origin of MESCLUN

French, from Occitan, literally, mixture, from mescla to mix, from Old Occitan mesclar, from Vulgar Latin *misculare — more at meddle
First Known Use: 1976

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