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- 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.
This is one of the acetarious vegetables, which comprise a large class, chiefly used as pickles, salads, and other condiments.
This plant belongs to the acetarious tribe of vegetables, and is supposed to have originally come from China and