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A mixture of young leafy greens, often including young lettuces, used as salad.
[Provençal mesclom, mesclumo, mixture, from Vulgar Latin *misculāre, to mix thoroughly; see meddle.]
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(Cookery) a green salad made from a mixture of young leaves and shoots
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a salad consisting esp. of young, tender mixed greens.
[1985–90; < French, < mescler to mix]
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