iceberg lettuce

noun
|Updated on: 12 Jun 2018

Definition of iceberg lettuce

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

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First Known Use of iceberg lettuce

1893

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ICEBERG LETTUCE Defined for English Language Learners

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Definition of iceberg lettuce for English Language Learners

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


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