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romaine

Syllabification: ro·maine
Pronunciation: /rōˈmān
 
/

Definition of romaine in English:

noun

A lettuce of a variety with crisp narrow leaves that form a tall head.
Example sentences
  • Turn over a new leaf with romaine, radicchio, arugula, bok choy, watercress, frisée and mesclun (a mix of baby lettuce leaves) and mix them.
  • Is romaine lettuce standard for a chef's salad?
  • Meanwhile, rip up the romaine lettuce into bite-size pieces and place in a large bowl.

Origin

early 20th century: from French, feminine of romain 'Roman'.

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