iceberg lettuce


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 The most popular of this type, and perhaps most popular of all the greens on this list, is iceberg lettuce. Washington Post, 20 Mar. 2022 The cook took the legs back to the kitchen, chopped them up, and sautéed them with green beans–all presented with crunchy, refreshing, unpretentious iceberg lettuce cups to close out the meal. Jeremy Repanich, Robb Report, 8 Mar. 2022 There's also a new Dole recall that covers iceberg lettuce and various other types of salad sold. Andy Meek, BGR, 14 Jan. 2022 The company issued the voluntary recall notification after testing harvest equipment for the raw iceberg lettuce. Chris Smith, BGR, 11 Jan. 2022 This satisfying recipe provides a generous portion of veggies with two cups total from arugula, iceberg lettuce, and grape tomatoes. Cynthia Sass, Mph,, 10 Feb. 2022 The company has since recalled additional products containing iceberg lettuce produced by contaminated equipment. Kate Gibson, CBS News, 2 Feb. 2022 At one point, Marotta pulled a head of iceberg lettuce and ketchup out of a bag. New York Times, 9 Feb. 2022 The shredded iceberg lettuce was generous, and the slice of tomato was thin. Brenda Cain, cleveland, 13 Jan. 2022 See More

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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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3 Apr 2022

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“Iceberg lettuce.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 18 May. 2022.

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