microgreen

[ mahy-kroh-green ]
/ ˈmaɪ kroʊˌgrin /

noun

Usually microgreens . a young and tender edible leaf of a plant used in salads: spinach and lettuce microgreens.

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Origin of microgreen

First recorded in 1995–2000; micro- + greens (in the sense “leaves and stems of plants and herbs used for food”)
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