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miner's lettuce

noun

Definition of MINER'S LETTUCE

:  a glossy green herb (Montia perfoliata syn. Claytonia perfoliata) of the purslane family especially of western North America that produces racemes of pink to white flowers subtended by a disk of two leaves united around the stem and is used as a salad green

First Known Use of MINER'S LETTUCE

1897

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