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A small blue-flowered herbaceous plant of dry soils, native to Europe and the Mediterranean. Widely cultivated in North America, its narrow leaves are used in salad.
- ‘Until recently, mache - also known as lamb's lettuce or corn salad and a longtime staple in France - could be found here mainly in tony restaurants and upscale markets.’
- ‘Place a 2-inch tall ring mold around the cake; fill with a portion of corn salad and place two wax beans over the corn salad.’
- ‘Toss the corn salad with fresh lime juice, and garnish it with radish slices.’
- ‘V. eriocarpa, Italian corn salad, belongs to the Mediterranean region and has longer, paler leaves than the main species.’
- ‘Then there's a raft of Oriental greens, corn salad, Bull's Blood beetroot and yellow tomatoes.’
corn salad/kôrn ˈsaləd/
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