but·​ter·​head | \ ˈbə-tər-ˌhed How to pronounce butterhead (audio) \

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Recent Examples on the Web Head lettuce types like romaine and butterhead perform best when transplanted. Hilary Dahl, Good Housekeeping, "4 Essential Tips For Planning Your Fall Garden—And 5 Veggies You Can Still Plant In August," 3 Aug. 2017 Alessandra, meanwhile, was roasting small potatoes, drizzling olive oil over butterhead lettuce, and cooking sweet Italian sausages. Libby Copeland, Curbed, "Home smart home," 14 Mar. 2018

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First Known Use of butterhead

1840, in the meaning defined above

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“Butterhead.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/butterhead. Accessed 18 Sep. 2020.

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