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lettuce

le tuhs

  • n  informal terms for money
  • n  any of various plants of the genus Lactuca
  • n  leaves of any of various plants of Lactuca sativa

  • At the Democratic National Convention in July, the phrase "boycott lettuce" became almost a password.
  • Tiny Kent's greatest fame comes from lettuce.
  • 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.
News & Articles

  • 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 ...
    June 20, 2013 - KITV Honolulu
  • 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.
    June 20, 2013 - The Rancher
  • Planned Jamestown lettuce operation scaled back
    Plans for a large lettuce-growing operation in the Jamestown area are being scaled back.
    June 17, 2013 - KOTA Rapid City

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