- a basket in which washed salad greens are swung or spun to remove excess water.
Origin of salad basket
First recorded in 1905–10
Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018
Examples from the Web for salad basket
Outside, municipal guards receive the object and pack it into one of the compartments of the "salad-basket."
Every one went to get some, and they took it in the salad-basket, and it was given to them with a skimmer.