Definition of leaf lettuce
: any of various cultivated lettuces that constitute a distinct variety (Lactuca sativa crispa) and are distinguished by leaves having curled, crisped, or incised margins and forming a loose rosette which does not develop into a compact head — compare head lettuce
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