from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A crisp, round, compact head of lettuce with light green, tightly folded leaves.
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- n. A lettuce cultivar noted for its crunchiness; the most familiar of all lettuces sold in the United States.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. lettuce with crisp tightly packed light-green leaves in a firm head
I need iceberg lettuce for my father-in-law, a steak ready to broil for my father, something gluten free for my sister-in-law, niece, and stepson’s girlfriend.
The black plastic hand on the kitchen clock hovered at 5: 30, and Mary sat with satisfaction over a plate of steaming spaghetti and bumpy meatballs, with a salad of iceberg lettuce and vinegar-and-oil dressing.
Have everyone sit down to a wedge of iceberg lettuce with Roquefort dressing and crumbled bacon, then trot around the raw sirloins on a platter like they do at any proud steak house.