Origin of arugulaItalian dialect, dialectal , diminutive from Provençal auruga, rocket, ultimately from Classical Latin eruca, kind of colewort
a European annual (Eruca vesicaria sativa) of the crucifer family, sometimes cultivated as a pungent salad herb; rocket
A Mediterranean plant (Eruca vesicaria subsp. sativa) of the mustard family, having flowers with purple-veined, yellowish-white petals and pungent, edible leaves. Also called rocket 2. Also called roquette .
Origin of arugulaFrom Italian dialectal (Basilicata) arucola or a kindred Italian dialectal source ultimately from Latin ērūca bitter cruciferous herb, arugula perhaps from ērūca, ū;rūca caterpillar ( arugula perhaps being so called from its hairy stems resembling caterpillars, or from the fact that cruciferous vegetables are often infested with caterpillars ) perhaps from ēr hedgehog (with reference to the hairs and spines of some caterpillars)
(plural arugulas or arugula)
- A few of the allowed vegetables are: alfalfa sprouts, daikon, mushrooms, arugula, endive, parsley, bok choy, escarole, peppers, celery, fennel, radicchio, chicory, jicama, radishes, chives, lettuce, romaine lettuce, and cucumber.
- Folic acid can be readily absorbed from raw salad greens such as lettuce, spinach, arugula, alfalfa sprouts, and others.
- From artichokes to arugula, the recipes are cleverly designed to excite even the most experienced food critic.
- Start with a base of greens, such as a spring mix, arugula, spinach, or watercress.