iceberg lettuce

noun

Definition of iceberg lettuce

: any of various crisp light green lettuces that when mature have the leaves arranged in a compact head

Examples of iceberg lettuce in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Others, such as iceberg lettuce, rose, then fell, then rose again. Bee Wilson, WSJ, "The Great American Salad Revolution," 1 Jan. 2021 The first is a pushing aside of longtime American staples such as coleslaw and iceberg lettuce in favor of ostensibly more sophisticated fare. oregonlive, "Iceberg lettuce’s domination is melting away before romaine, kale, other greens," 27 Oct. 2020 Of 11 people interviewed, all reported eating various types of leafy greens, including romaine lettuce (5), spinach (5), iceberg lettuce (3), and red leaf lettuce (3), the CDC notes. Beth Mole, Ars Technica, "Poopy salad greens still plague public health," 30 Nov. 2020 Yes, that’s right, this could be the year consumption of romaine and other leaf lettuce finally surpasses that of head lettuce, which is mostly iceberg lettuce. oregonlive, "Iceberg lettuce’s domination is melting away before romaine, kale, other greens," 27 Oct. 2020 Yes, that's right, this could be the year consumption of romaine and other leaf lettuce finally surpasses that of head lettuce, which is mostly iceberg lettuce. Justin Fox, Star Tribune, "Americans turn over a new leaf, in the produce aisle," 23 Oct. 2020 The first is a pushing aside of longtime American staples such as coleslaw and iceberg lettuce in favor of ostensibly more sophisticated fare. oregonlive, "Iceberg lettuce’s domination is melting away before romaine, kale, other greens," 27 Oct. 2020 The first is a pushing aside of longtime American staples such as coleslaw and iceberg lettuce in favor of ostensibly more sophisticated fare. oregonlive, "Iceberg lettuce’s domination is melting away before romaine, kale, other greens," 27 Oct. 2020 Top with fried oysters and add iceberg lettuce, pickles and hot sauce, if desired. Washington Post, "The secret to superior fried oysters: Listen closely," 27 Oct. 2020

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First Known Use of iceberg lettuce

1893, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of iceberg lettuce was in 1893

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9 Jan 2021

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“Iceberg lettuce.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/iceberg%20lettuce. Accessed 24 Feb. 2021.

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iceberg lettuce

noun

English Language Learners Definition of iceberg lettuce

: a type of light green lettuce that is often eaten in salads

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