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English word salad comes from Latin sal (Salt. Wit.), Proto-Indo-European *sal-yo-, Proto-Indo-European *sl̥i-, Estonian salata, Dutch salade.

Salad etymology ?

Salad detailed word origin explanation

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
sal Latin (lat) Salt. Wit.
*sal-yo- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*sl̥i- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
salata Estonian (est)
salade Dutch (nld) Lettuce. Salad (a food made primarily of a mixture of raw ingredients, typically vegetables).
salire Latin (lat) (jump, spring). (salt, sprinkle).
salax Latin (lat) (especially of male animals) Prone to leaping.. Lust-provoking, provocative.. Salacious, lustful, lecherous, lascivious.
*salare Latin (lat)
salata Vulgar Latin (la-vul)
*salāta Vulgar Latin (la-vul)
salata English (eng)
sallade Middle French (ca. 1400-1600) (frm) Salad.
salata Italian (ita)
salade French (fra) (historical) sallet Salad (a serving of raw vegetables). Salad (raw vegetables in general).
salad English (eng) A food made primarily of a mixture of raw or cold ingredients, typically vegetables, usually served with a dressing such as vinegar or mayonnaise.. A raw vegetable of the kind used in salads.

Words with the same origin as salad

Descendants of sal
assailant assault consul consulate sassy sauce sausage
Descendants of *sal-yo-
sally salsa