Bibb lettuce

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Bibb lettuce

 (bĭb)
n.
A kind of lettuce forming a small, loose head and having tender, dark green leaves.

[After Jack Bibb, 19th-century American vegetable grower.]
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Bibb′ let′tuce

(bɪb)
n.
a variety of lettuce having a small tapering head and light-green leaves.
[1960–65]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Bibb lettuce - lettuce with relatively crisp leavesBibb lettuce - lettuce with relatively crisp leaves
butterhead lettuce - lettuce with relatively soft leaves in a loose head; easily broken or bruised
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