tossed salad

noun
|Updated on: 14 Jun 2018

Definition of tossed salad

: a salad made of greens often with added vegetables (such as sliced tomato and cucumber) tossed in an oil dressing
  • Most menus are commonsensical, if uninspired: a typical dinner consists of broiled flounder, baked potato, tossed salad, water and coffee, while a typical midday snack is half a cantaloupe.
  • —Dulcy Brainard

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1924

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