(also cos lettuce)
Another term for romaine.
- Dill pickles, a bit of cos lettuce, slithers of Parmesan - that's all you need.
- Tear basil, mint, coriander, parsley and cos and place in a large salad or mixing bowl.
- The cold entrées were Smoked Chicken Caesar Salad, with cos lettuce and croutons dressed with shaved Parmesan cheese, and Avocado, Pancetta and Stilton Salad on a bed of mixed leaves with baby spinach.
Late 17th century: named after the Aegean island of Cos, where it originated.
Words that rhyme with cosacross, boss, Bros, cross, crosse, doss, dross, emboss, en brosse, floss, fosse, gloss, Goss, joss, Kos, lacrosse, loss, moss, MS-DOS, Ross • because, Boz, Oz, Ros, Roz, schnozz, was
Entry from British & World English dictionary
(also 'cos or coz)
Short for because.
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