from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Used in salads; as, acetarious plants.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Used in salads.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Containing acetary, as certain fruits.
  • Used in salads, as lettuce, mustard, cress, endive, etc.


Latin acetaria, plural noun, salad, from acetum vinegar, from acere to be sour. (Wiktionary)


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