Definition of butterhead lettuce in English:

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butterhead lettuce

noun

A class of lettuce varieties having soft leaves that grow in a loose head and are said to have the flavour of butter.
Example sentences
  • Judging by the deep colour of its leaves, Neva's green leaf, red leaf and butterhead lettuces would pack more nutrients than its bleach blond counterparts.
  • A curly lettuce is a new Dutch cross between crisphead and butterhead lettuce and marketed in Europe.
  • Buttercrunch produces larger heads than most butterhead lettuce and is very tolerant of heat.

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