Boston lettuce

noun

Definition of Boston lettuce

: butter lettuce of a variety that is larger than the closely related Bibb lettuce

First Known Use of Boston lettuce

1860, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of Boston lettuce was in 1860

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“Boston lettuce.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Boston%20lettuce. Accessed 24 Oct. 2020.

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Boston lettuce

noun

English Language Learners Definition of Boston lettuce

US : a kind of soft lettuce that is often used in salads

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