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fruit salad

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noun
  1. a cold dish consisting of various types of small or cut-up fruit, usually served as a dessert or first course.
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Origin of fruit salad

First recorded in 1850–55
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Examples from the Web for fruit salad

Historical Examples

  • Put them together, place on salad plates garnished with lettuce, and serve with the fruit-salad dressing.

    Woman's Institute Library of Cookery, Vol. 4

    Woman's Institute of Domestic Arts and Sciences

  • In case canned pineapple is used for the salad, the juice from the fruit may be utilized in making a fruit-salad dressing.

    Woman's Institute Library of Cookery, Vol. 4

    Woman's Institute of Domestic Arts and Sciences

  • Whenever a recipe in this Section calls for a fruit-salad dressing, this is the one that is intended.

    Woman's Institute Library of Cookery, Vol. 4

    Woman's Institute of Domestic Arts and Sciences

  • Mr. Gossett, speaking thickly through the fruit-salad, was understood to say that he regretted this.


British Dictionary definitions for fruit salad

fruit salad

noun
  1. a dish consisting of sweet fruits cut up and served in a syrup: often sold canned
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