Cobb salad

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\ ˈkäb- How to pronounce Cobb salad (audio) \

Definition of Cobb salad

: a tossed salad made typically with chopped chicken or turkey, tomatoes, bacon, hard-boiled eggs, blue cheese, and lettuce and dressed with a vinaigrette

First Known Use of Cobb salad

1947, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Cobb salad

probably from Robert H. Cobb †1970 American restaurateur

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“Cobb salad.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Cobb%20salad. Accessed 17 Apr. 2021.

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