- a large bowl in which a salad, especially a tossed salad, is served.
- a small bowl for individual servings of salad.
Origin of salad bowl
First recorded in 1765–75
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Examples from the Web for salad bowl
The ladies sighed as they looked regretfully at the salad-bowl.
And, this conversation aiding, the ladies cleaned out the salad-bowl.
Put the mixture into a salad-bowl, and pour over the mayonnaise or dressing.The Skilful Cook
Put four leaves of lettuce into a salad-bowl, add the tomatoes and cucumber.
Put this mixture into a salad-bowl, arrange it neatly, and over all add a mayonnaise.