salad burnet

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n salad burnet leaves sometimes used for salad
    • n salad burnet European garden herb with purple-tinged flowers and leaves that are sometimes used for salads
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Salad burnet (Bot) the common burnet (Poterium Sanguisorba), sometimes eaten as a salad in Italy.
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Usage

In literature:

Add by degrees a wine glass of salad oil, three glasses of burnet, and three of tarragon vinegar.
"The Cook and Housekeeper's Complete and Universal Dictionary; Including a System of Modern Cookery, in all Its Various Branches," by Mary Eaton
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