romaine


ro·maine

noun \rō-ˈmān, ˈrō-ˌ\

: a type of lettuce that has long, crisp leaves

Full Definition of ROMAINE

:  a lettuce that belongs to a cultivar of garden lettuce (Lactuca sativa) and has long crisp leaves and columnar heads —called also cos lettuce

Origin of ROMAINE

French, from feminine of romain Roman, from Old French, from Latin Romanus
First Known Use: 1907

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