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iceberg lettuce

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Definition of iceberg lettuce in English:

noun

A lettuce of a variety having a dense round head of crisp pale leaves.
Example sentences
  • It's easy to mock Delia, for she's crisp as an iceberg lettuce, prim as a poached egg.
  • My dad was definitely an iceberg lettuce and cherry tomato kind of guy.
  • In fact, it is now cheaper to import broccoli and iceberg lettuce than locally-grown cauliflower or lettuce.

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