Boston lettuce

noun

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

Word History

First Known Use

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 8 Feb. 2023.

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