Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

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

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Used in salads.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective Used in salads; as, acetarious plants.

Etymologies

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

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

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