Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A mixture of young leafy greens, often including young lettuces, used as salad.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A mixture of small, young leaves as a salad

Etymologies

Provençal mesclom, mesclumo, mixture, from Vulgar Latin *misculāre, to mix thoroughly; see meddle.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From French mescler ("to mix"). (Wiktionary)

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  • I find the term young lettuces surprisingly sensuous

    September 22, 2009

  • A mixture of young leafy greens, often including young lettuces, used as salad.

    September 22, 2009