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Bibb lettuce

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noun \ˈbib-\

Definition of Bibb lettuce

  1. :  a butter lettuce of a variety that has a small head and dark green color —called also Bibb



Origin of bibb lettuce

Major John Bibb, 19th century American grower


First Known Use: 1961


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