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iceberg lettuce

Definitions

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.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • 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

Etymologies

From its pale color.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)

Examples

  • 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.

    Chicken Soup for the Soul: Family Matters

  • 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.

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  • 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.

    The Swell Dressed Party

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