Boston lettuce


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.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 18 Oct. 2021.

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Boston lettuce


English Language Learners Definition of Boston lettuce

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


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