microgreen

noun
mi·​cro·​green | \ ˈmī-krō-ˌgrēn How to pronounce microgreen (audio) \

Definition of microgreen

: a very small, young, and tender edible leaf (as of mustard, radish, mint, or lettuce)

Examples of microgreen in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web True Leaf Market has non-GMO seed packets and kits to grow microgreens, wheatgrass and an indoor herb garden. oregonlive, "Kids, adults learn to grow vegetables at home with free online OSU courses," 7 May 2020 Use a piping bag to decorate the plantain with the fish mix and garnish the top with microgreens. Kimberly Wilson, Essence, "Escape To The Caribbean With These Soulful Recipes," 29 Apr. 2020 Outside of meat, Arcadia Meat Market carries bread from Proof bakery in Mesa, produce and microgreens from Steadfast Farm and Arizona Microgreens, Sonoran Pasta and other goods. Priscilla Totiyapungprasert, azcentral, "The food-lover's guide to finding meat, eggs, produce and more in metro Phoenix," 1 Apr. 2020 How many Tex-Mex cafes need a line item on the budget for microgreens and edible flowers? Mike Sutter, ExpressNews.com, "Review: New Marla Restaurant shines tiny light on vegan, Tex-Mex, Mexican food classics on San Antonio’s West Side," 20 Feb. 2020 Farms with a single crop meant for use in restaurants, like microgreens or edible flowers, face disaster, while those with diverse offerings (and especially root vegetables) have become bulwarks of the social order. New York Times, "Small Farms in N.Y. Are Experiencing a Surprising Boom. Here’s Why.," 8 May 2020 Faye Resnick pops microgreens in her mouth like that gif of Michael Jackson eating popcorn. EW.com, "The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills recap: Politeness, party of none," 30 Apr. 2020 Meet James Hinton, the grower behind the microgreens, and sip on green mocktails with lemon balm, basil and other flavorful micro greens. Staff Report, Houston Chronicle, "Spring Katy Home & Garden Show sees green and blue," 14 Jan. 2020 Look for tiny microgreens and beautiful, full-grown produce. Arizona Republic, "These metro Phoenix farmers markets are open during the coronavirus pandemic," 27 Mar. 2020

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First Known Use of microgreen

1998, in the meaning defined above

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“Microgreen.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/microgreen. Accessed 1 Dec. 2020.

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