\\|asə|ta(a)rēəs\ adjective
Etymology: Latin acetaria, plural, salad (from acetum vinegar + -aria, plural of -arium -ary) + English -ous
: used in salads

acetarious plants

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  • Acetarious — Ac e*ta ri*ous, a. [L. acetaria, n. pl., salad, fr. acetum vinegar, fr. acere to be sour.] Used in salads; as, acetarious plants. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • acetarious — adjective Used in salads; as, acetarious plants …   Wiktionary

  • acetarious — ac·e·tar·i·ous …   English syllables

  • acetarious —   a. applied to plants used in salads …   Dictionary of difficult words

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