a salad consisting especially of young, tender mixed greens.

1985–90; < French, < mescler to mix

mescaline, mesclun. Unabridged
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Warm this salad slightly and serve small spoonfuls on crisp arugula or mesclun
  greens as an appetizer.
Serve it with a mesclun salad from the supermarket, invigorated with strongly
  flavored herbs and greens.
We order spit-roasted pork and eat mesclun salads and wear loud shirts.
The local natural-food supermarket was selling mache, and it promised to be a
  refreshing change from the ubiquitous mesclun.
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