Help support Wordnik by adopting your favorite word!

Definitions

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

  • n. Any of several plants of the genus Valerianella, especially a Eurasian annual (V. locusta or V. olitoria), having small, white to pale bluish flowers and edible young leaves used in salads or as a potherb. Also called lamb's lettuce, mache.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. Any of various types of salad made using maize
  • n. Valerianella locusta, a small plant used in salads and as an herb.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. a name given to several species of Valerianella, annual herbs sometimes used for salad. Valerianella olitoria is also called lamb's lettuce.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The common name of Fedia or Valerianella olitoria, a plant eaten as a salad, found in grain-fields in Europe and rarely in America.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a plant of the genus Valerianella

Etymologies

Sorry, no etymologies found.

Examples

Sorry, no example sentences found.

Comments

Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.