a vegetable having green edible parts, as lettuce or broccoli.
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Origin of green vegetable
First recorded in 1880–85
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Green-vegetable salads are the most valuable sources of mineral salts, and fruit salads come next.Woman's Institute Library of Cookery, Vol. 4|Woman's Institute of Domestic Arts and Sciences