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

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Serve with: Definitely with an iceberg lettuce wedge like Heirloom. Fred Thompson, charlotteobserver, "This homemade blue cheese dressing will give you the ultimate wing experience," 27 Feb. 2018 Keep toppings super simple with fan favorites like iceberg lettuce, cheese (Whitener’s go-to is white American), and maybe a tasty spread, like the classic mixture of ketchup and mayonnaise. Natalie B. Compton, GQ, "How to Cook a Hamburger Like a Chef," 26 June 2018 Raw tuna lands on a bed of baby bell pepper, cucumber, snap peas, rainbow carrots and a lot of iceberg lettuce. Liz Biro, Indianapolis Star, "Here's where to get a poké bowl in Indianapolis, including 5 new restaurants," 31 May 2018 The poke bowl’s ice-cold iceberg lettuce looked passé and tasted like nothing. Liz Biro, Indianapolis Star, "Why restaurants in Indianapolis hotels don't have to suck," 12 Apr. 2018 The base is kale, which holds up to dressings and won’t wilt like iceberg lettuce or spinach. Alysha Witwicki, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "Salmon a surprising basis for a comfort food menu," 31 Mar. 2018 The lions, with two performers in each costume, paraded up to a platter full of Big Macs, fries, Chicken McNuggets, and heads of iceberg lettuce before hurling around and then trampling all the food. Nestor Ramos, BostonGlobe.com, "At a McDonald’s of the future, Walsh sees Boston’s present," 20 Mar. 2018 Among the items advertised were two heads of iceberg lettuce for 25 cents, 10 pounds of Idaho russet potatoes for 37 cents and 8 pounds of Valencia oranges for $1. Carol Cormaci, latimes.com, "La Cañada History: Spartan Marching Band prepares for trip to Dublin for 1988 St. Patrick’s Day Parade," 6 Mar. 2018 The same goes for a deep-fried beef taco with iceberg lettuce, American cheese, and taco sauce. Julia Thiel, Chicago Reader, "Food & Drink / Food Chain The Moonlighter fills Logan Square's burger and sports bar gap—and it's surprisingly pleasant," 22 Feb. 2018

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1893, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of iceberg lettuce was in 1893

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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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