microgreen

noun

mi·​cro·​green ˈmī-krō-ˌgrēn How to pronounce microgreen (audio)
: a very small, young, and tender edible leaf (as of mustard, radish, mint, or lettuce)

Example Sentences

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, 7 May 2020 Use a piping bag to decorate the plantain with the fish mix and garnish the top with microgreens. Kimberly Wilson, Essence, 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, 1 Apr. 2020 How many Tex-Mex cafes need a line item on the budget for microgreens and edible flowers? Mike Sutter, ExpressNews.com, 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, 8 May 2020 Faye Resnick pops microgreens in her mouth like that gif of Michael Jackson eating popcorn. EW.com, 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, 14 Jan. 2020 Look for tiny microgreens and beautiful, full-grown produce. Arizona Republic, 27 Mar. 2020 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1998, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of microgreen was in 1998

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Cite this Entry

“Microgreen.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/microgreen. Accessed 30 Nov. 2022.

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