Definition of Boston lettuce in English:

Boston lettuce

Syllabification: Bos·ton let·tuce

noun

  • A butterhead lettuce of a variety that has medium or light green leaves.
    More example sentences
    • Use spinach, romaine, Boston lettuce, endive, kale, and baby field greens to boost the nutritional charge.
    • Remember, a serving is only a half-cup of mixed veggies such as zucchini or broccoli or 1 cup of the leafy stuff like red leaf or Boston lettuce.
    • Caribbean islands are typically known for their tropical fruits—not for vegetables like vine-ripened tomatoes, fresh European cucumbers and tender, delicious Boston lettuce.

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