lettuce lettuce  /ˈlɛ təs/


  1. (n) informal terms for money
  2. (n) any of various plants of the genus Lactuca
  3. (n) leaves of any of various plants of Lactuca sativa



  1. Tiny Kent's greatest fame comes from lettuce.
  2. Every company at the time was using the same concept to process head lettuce they would core the lettuce in the field, remove the outside leaves, and put it in chlorinated water.
  3. Just add sugar and spice, smoke, an heirloom tomato, fresh lettuce and homemade bread slathered with Farr's bacon mayonnaise made not with olive oil but bacon fat.


  1. Does your salad know what time it is?

    Does your salad know what time it is? Rice University undergraduate researcher Zhengji “Jim” Sheng prepares to place samples of lettuce and caterpillars in a chamber with controlled lighting. The notation DL refers to the dark-light circadian rhythm of the caterpillar.
    on June 21, 2013     Source: The Rancher

  2. Food Waste Challenge focuses on colleges, schools

    Squiggling and squirming, the well-fed worms at Waikiki Elementary are enriching young minds too. "We've got some lettuce and banana peels and other things from our lunch in our compost bin. We end up getting this rich soil and stuff that we'll use on our plants," said eight year old Kalae Millikan. The kids are recycling a half a ton of food a week, which is feeding the plants that fill their ...
    on June 21, 2013     Source: KITV Honolulu

  3. Planned Jamestown lettuce operation scaled back

    Plans for a large lettuce-growing operation in the Jamestown area are being scaled back.
    on June 17, 2013     Source: KOTA Rapid City


  • Pepin said Child "had no snobbism about food whatsoever. She loved iceberg lettuce."
    on Aug 13, 2004 By: Jacques Pepin Source: INDYchannel.com

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