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corn salad

n.
See mache.
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corn salad

n
(Plants) any valerianaceous plant of the genus Valerianella, esp the European species V. locusta, which often grows in cornfields and whose leaves are sometimes used in salads. Also called: lamb's lettuce
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corn′ sal`ad


n.
any of several plants of the genus Valerianella, of the valerian family, esp. V. locusta, having small light blue flowers and tender narrow leaves eaten in salads. Also called mache.
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corn salad

- A name given to several species of annual herbs sometimes used for salad.
See also related terms for salad.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.corn salad - a plant of the genus Valerianellacorn salad - a plant of the genus Valerianella  
herb, herbaceous plant - a plant lacking a permanent woody stem; many are flowering garden plants or potherbs; some having medicinal properties; some are pests
genus Valerianella, Valerianella - genus of Old World annual herbs widely naturalized
common corn salad, lamb's lettuce, Valerianella locusta, Valerianella olitoria - widely cultivated as a salad crop and pot herb; often a weed
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