iceberg lettuce

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iceberg lettuce

n.
A variety of lettuce with crisp, pale green leaves that form a compact, round head.

[From its pale color.]

iceberg lettuce

n
(Cookery) a type of lettuce with very crisp pale leaves tightly enfolded

ice′berg let′tuce


n.
a variety of lettuce having a cabbagelike head of crisp leaves.
[1890–95]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.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
head lettuce, Lactuca sativa capitata - distinguished by leaves arranged in a dense rosette that develop into a compact ball
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