Bibb lettuce

noun
\ ˈbib- How to pronounce Bibb lettuce (audio) \

Definition of Bibb lettuce

: a butter lettuce of a variety that has a small head and dark green color

called also Bibb

First Known Use of Bibb lettuce

1961, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Bibb lettuce

Major John Bibb, 19th century American grower

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“Bibb lettuce.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Bibb%20lettuce. Accessed 27 Oct. 2021.

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