celtuce


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Noun1.celtuce - lettuce valued especially for its edible stemsceltuce - lettuce valued especially for its edible stems
celtuce - leaves having celery-like stems eaten raw or cooked
lettuce - any of various plants of the genus Lactuca
2.celtuce - leaves having celery-like stems eaten raw or cooked
salad green, salad greens - greens suitable for eating uncooked as in salads
celtuce, Lactuca sativa asparagina, stem lettuce - lettuce valued especially for its edible stems
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Newly invented crops, such as flower sprouts, kalettes and celtuce, continue to fascinate top chefs and the public.
Celtuce is a cross between lettuce and celery, the leaves rich in Vitamin C used in salads or cooked like spinach.
The main types of lettuce are loose-leaf varieties, not forming a true head; butter-head or cabbage with very loose heads and soft yellow-green leaves characterized by the small Bibb and later big-headed Boston lettuce, a 19th-century introduction; cos or romaine, generally forming loose upright heads; heading lettuce, forming true solid heads, particularly iceberg; and stem lettuce, otherwise known as celtuce, with a long edible stem and leafy top.
Salad Blend Hot Weather: Celtuce, green and red lettuces, and mustard (N).