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