from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Any of various plants of the genus Lactuca, especially L. sativa, cultivated for their edible leaves.
- n. The leaves of L. sativa, used especially in salads.
- n. Slang Paper money.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. An edible plant, Lactuca sativa and its close relatives, having a head of green and/or purple leaves.
- n. The leaves of the lettuce plant, eaten as a vegetable; as a dish often mixed with other ingredients, dressing etc.
- n. : Folding money, also called cabbage, due to the green color of both US currency and the vegetables.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A composite plant of the genus Lactuca (Lactuca sativa), the leaves of which are used as salad. Plants of this genus yield a milky juice, from which lactucarium is obtained. The commonest wild lettuce of the United States is Lactuca Canadensis.
- n. United States currency; dollar bills; greenbacks.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A garden-herb, Lactuca sativa, a hardy annual, extensively cultivated for use as a salad.
- n. Any plant of the genus Lactuca; also, a plant having some resemblance to Lactuca.
- n. In America, Lactuca Canadensis. Also called trumpetweed and trumpet-milkweed.
- n. Sometimes the same as blue lettuce.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. informal terms for money
- n. leaves of any of various plants of Lactuca sativa
- n. any of various plants of the genus Lactuca
There are numerous varieties of lettuce, but these may be reduced to the two kinds shown in Fig. 2, _leaf lettuce_ on the right and _head lettuce_ on the left.
Yes, with the help of the mighty 6-pack, I should be eating fresh lettuce from the garden next week.
Or order the dish you wrap in lettuce before eating?
However, the strawberries lasted less than an hour, and I actually had to buy more romaine lettuce from the store (not as crispy, alas.)
Add in lettuce, raisins and chopped walnuts and mix until all ingredients are well distributed and no streaks of flour remain.
Iceberg lettuce is definitely the best choice for these, as it is light, crispy and breaks down easily.
Another way to serve it as a snack is to roll it in lettuce leaves, folded like little tacos.
Vegetables and fruits are the most hydrating (lettuce is 95 percent water).
Lentil patties, rucola and lettuce from the windowsill, cherry tomatoes, feta rolled in black and pink pepper, bell pepper and vinaigrette (balsamico and olive oil) in the bear cup.
Lentil patties, rucola and lettuce from the windowsill, cherry tomatoes, feta rolled in black and pink pepper, bell pepper and vinaigrette (balsamico and olive oil) in the bear [...]