Learner's definition of SALAD
1 : a mixture of raw green vegetables (such as different types of lettuce) usually combined with other raw vegetables
For dinner we had roast chicken and a salad.
a salad of fresh/local greens
a spinach salad
I tossed the salad with some oil and vinegar and set it on the table.
2 [count, noncount] : a mixture of small pieces of raw or cooked food (such as pasta, meat, fruit, eggs, or vegetables) combined usually with a dressing and served cold