iceberg lettuce

iceberg lettuce
lettuce with crisp tightly packed light-green leaves in a firm head

iceberg is still the most popular lettuce

Syn: ↑crisphead lettuce, ↑iceberg
Hypernyms: ↑lettuce
Part Holonyms: ↑head lettuce, ↑Lactuca sativa capitata

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noun [noncount]
: a type of light green lettuce that is often eaten in salads

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ˌiceberg ˈlettuce [iceberg lettuce] noun
a type of ↑lettuce (= a salad vegetable) with crisp pale green leaves that form a tight ball

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  • iceberg lettuce — n [U and C] a firm round pale green ↑lettuce …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • iceberg lettuce — noun count or uncount a round pale green LETTUCE with leaves that form a tight ball …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • iceberg lettuce — ► NOUN ▪ a kind of lettuce having a dense round head of crisp pale leaves …   English terms dictionary

  • iceberg lettuce — ☆ iceberg lettuce n. variety of lettuce with crisp, medium green leaves tightly folded into a round, compact head …   English World dictionary

  • iceberg lettuce — UK / US noun [countable/uncountable] Word forms iceberg lettuce : singular iceberg lettuce plural iceberg lettuces a round pale green lettuce with leaves that form a tight ball …   English dictionary

  • iceberg lettuce — sėjamosios salotos gūžinis varietetas statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Astrinių šeimos daržovinis kultūrinis augalas (Lactuca sativa var. capitata). atitikmenys: lot. Lactuca sativa var. capitata angl. butterhead lettuce; cabbage lettuce;… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • iceberg lettuce — a variety of lettuce having a cabbagelike head of crisp leaves. [1890 95] * * * …   Universalium

  • iceberg lettuce — noun A lettuce cultivar noted for its crunchiness; the most familiar of all lettuces sold in the United States …   Wiktionary

  • iceberg lettuce — type of lettuce whose overlapping leaves form a round head …   English contemporary dictionary

  • iceberg lettuce — noun a lettuce of a variety having a dense round head of crisp pale leaves …   English new terms dictionary

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