salad burnet

noun
1. European garden herb with purple-tinged flowers and leaves that are sometimes used for salads
Hypernyms: ↑herb, ↑herbaceous plant
Member Holonyms: ↑Poterium, ↑genus Poterium
2. leaves sometimes used for salad
Hypernyms: ↑salad green, ↑salad greens
Part Holonyms: ↑burnet bloodwort, ↑pimpernel, ↑Poterium sanguisorba

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noun
: a European common garden burnet (Sanguisorba minor) sometimes eaten as a salad — called also burnet bloodwort

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a plant, Poterium sanguisorba, of the rose family, native to Eurasia, having rounded heads of small, greenish flowers in short spikes and edible leaves.
[1850-55]

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salad burnet noun
The common burnet
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Main Entry:salad

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • Salad burnet — Salad Sal ad (s[a^]l ad), n. [F. salade, OIt. salata, It. insalata, fr. salare to salt, fr. L. sal salt. See {Salt}, and cf. {Slaw}.] 1. A preparation of vegetables, as lettuce, celery, water cress, onions, etc., usually dressed with salt,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Salad Burnet — Taxobox name = Salad Burnet image width = 250px regnum = Plantae divisio = Magnoliophyta classis = Magnoliopsida ordo = Rosales familia = Rosaceae genus = Sanguisorba species = S. minor binomial = Sanguisorba minor binomial authority = Scop.Salad …   Wikipedia

  • salad burnet — vaistinė kraujalakė statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Erškėtinių šeimos dekoratyvinis, prieskoninis, vaistinis augalas (Sanguisorba officinalis), paplitęs Šiaurės Amerikoje, Europoje ir Azijoje. Iš jo gaminami maisto priedai (kvėpikliai),… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • salad burnet — /sæləd bɜˈnɛt/ (say saluhd ber net) noun a perennial herb, Poterium sanguisorba, family Rosaceae, of Britain, Europe, western Asia and northern Africa, having leaves which can be used as a salad vegetable …   Australian English dictionary

  • salad burnet — a plant, Poterium sanguisorba, of the rose family, native to Eurasia, having rounded heads of small, greenish flowers in short spikes and edible leaves. [1850 55] * * * …   Universalium

  • Burnet — may refer to: Contents 1 Living things 2 Places 3 Other uses …   Wikipedia

  • Salad — Sal ad (s[a^]l ad), n. [F. salade, OIt. salata, It. insalata, fr. salare to salt, fr. L. sal salt. See {Salt}, and cf. {Slaw}.] 1. A preparation of vegetables, as lettuce, celery, water cress, onions, etc., usually dressed with salt, vinegar, oil …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • burnet bloodwort — noun European garden herb with purple tinged flowers and leaves that are sometimes used for salads • Syn: ↑salad burnet, ↑pimpernel, ↑Poterium sanguisorba • Hypernyms: ↑herb, ↑herbaceous plant • Member Holonyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • burnet bloodwort — vaistinė kraujalakė statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Erškėtinių šeimos dekoratyvinis, prieskoninis, vaistinis augalas (Sanguisorba officinalis), paplitęs Šiaurės Amerikoje, Europoje ir Azijoje. Iš jo gaminami maisto priedai (kvėpikliai),… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • salad green — noun greens suitable for eating uncooked as in salads • Syn: ↑salad greens • Hypernyms: ↑greens, ↑green, ↑leafy vegetable • Hyponyms: ↑lettuce, ↑celtuce, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

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