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 One strange constant across all of the different fast-food establishments was the topping combination of mayonnaise and iceberg lettuce. Nick Kindelsperger,, "We ranked 26 fast-food fried-chicken sandwiches (including Popeye’s)," 20 Aug. 2019 Swapping out the traditional burger bun in favor of iceberg lettuce leaves gave our burgers a lighter, fresher taste. Washington Post, "You won’t miss the meat in these rice and edamame burgers," 24 June 2019 Tlahco went too simple with an aguacate salad that sacrificed avocado in favor of iceberg lettuce. Mike Sutter,, "Review: Tlahco Mexican Kitchen is one of San Antonio’s best Mexican restaurants," 5 Dec. 2019 Developed by engineers at the University of Cambridge, the Vegebot is the first robot that can identify and harvest iceberg lettuce — bringing hope to farmers that one of the most demanding crops for human pickers could finally be automated. Nell Lewis, CNN, "Why robots will soon be picking soft fruits and salad," 4 Sep. 2019 Ham salad makes for a delicious sandwich filler, particularly on soft white bread with a piece of iceberg lettuce. Washington Post, "Ham salad, a retro throwback, keeps its cool by losing the mayo," 21 June 2019 It was piled down with beefsteak tomato, Tillamook cheddar and iceberg lettuce. John-john Williams Iv,, "Touting Maryland's best lobster roll, Walrus Oyster & Ale House lives up to the hype," 4 June 2019 In a lunch container, combine 2 cups radicchio, cut into 1-inch pieces, 1½ cups iceberg lettuce, thinly sliced, 3 tablespoons toasted sunflower seeds and 1 ounce dried salami, thinly sliced. Eleanore Park, WSJ, "How to Win the Weekday Lunch Game," 30 Aug. 2018 For the lettuce cups 2 heads of iceberg lettuce, washed and leaves peeled for lettuce cups Directions 1. House Beautiful, "Jewels and Jill Elmore's Chicken-Lettuce Cups," 30 Jan. 2012

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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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6 Feb 2020

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“Iceberg lettuce.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 24 Feb. 2020.

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iceberg lettuce


English Language Learners Definition of iceberg lettuce

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

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