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A variety of lettuce with crisp, pale green leaves that form a compact, round head.
[From its pale color.]
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(Cookery) a type of lettuce with very crisp pale leaves tightly enfolded
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a variety of lettuce having a cabbagelike head of crisp leaves.
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|Noun||1.||iceberg lettuce - lettuce with crisp tightly packed light-green leaves in a firm head; "iceberg is still the most popular lettuce"|
lettuce - leaves of any of various plants of Lactuca sativa
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