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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How to use fruit salad in a sentence
I’ve never particularly liked fruit salads, but after reading her recent essay on the subject, I want to try some.
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Also, just compare it to Barney's “I love you” or The Wiggles' “fruit salad.”
Cain kept insisting the barbs were “apples and oranges,” turning his answers into fruit salad.
fruit salad—Cut fruit is sweet, refreshing, and low in calories.
We simply mixed all the babies up, just as you would mix up a delicious fruit salad.The Mother and Her Child | William S. Sadler
In case a fruit salad is selected, it is often made to serve for both the salad and the dessert course.
If the dressing is to be used for fruit salad, lemon juice may be used in the place of vinegar.
Put them together, place on salad plates garnished with lettuce, and serve with the fruit-salad dressing.
In case canned pineapple is used for the salad, the juice from the fruit may be utilized in making a fruit-salad dressing.
British Dictionary definitions for fruit salad
a dish consisting of sweet fruits cut up and served in a syrup: often sold canned
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