salad burnet


noun

a plant, Poterium sanguisorba, of the rose family, native to Eurasia, having rounded heads of small, greenish flowers in short spikes and edible leaves.

Nearby words

  1. salacity,
  2. salad,
  3. salad bar,
  4. salad basket,
  5. salad bowl,
  6. salad days,
  7. salad dressing,
  8. salad fork,
  9. salad green,
  10. salad oil

Origin of salad burnet

First recorded in 1850–55

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