celtuce

celtuce
noun
1. lettuce valued especially for its edible stems
Hypernyms: ↑lettuce
2. leaves having celery-like stems eaten raw or cooked
Hypernyms: ↑salad green, ↑salad greens
Part Holonyms: ↑stem lettuce, ↑Lactuca sativa asparagina

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\\ˈseltə̇s\ noun (-s)
Etymology: celery + lettuce
: a celerylike vegetable that is derived from lettuce and has edible stalks and leaves that combine the flavors of celery and lettuce

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/sel"tis/, n.
a variety of lettuce, Lactuca sativa asparagina, having characteristics of both celery and lettuce, and eaten raw or cooked.
[b. CELERY and LETTUCE]

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