miner's lettuce


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

Browse

Next Word in the Dictionary: Minerva
Previous Word in the Dictionary: mineral wool
All Words Near: miner's lettuce

Seen & Heard

What made you want to look up miner's lettuce? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

Get Our Free Apps
Voice Search, Favorites,
Word of the Day, and More
Join Us on FB & Twitter
Get the Word of the Day and More