buttercrunch lettuce

noun

but·​ter·​crunch lettuce
ˈbə-tər-ˌkrənch-
variants or buttercrunch or less commonly butter crunch lettuce or butter crunch
: a butterhead lettuce of a variety having loose heads of juicy, crisp leaves

Word History

First Known Use

1962, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of buttercrunch lettuce was in 1962

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“Buttercrunch lettuce.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/buttercrunch%20lettuce. Accessed 15 Jul. 2024.

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