Definition of lollo rosso in English:

lollo rosso

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Pronunciation: /ˌlɒləʊ ˈrɒsəʊ
 
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noun

[mass noun]
  • Lettuce of a variety with deeply divided red-edged leaves.
    More example sentences
    • So edible peas and beans will replace sweet peas, lollo rosso will replace lobelia and everything will literally look good enough to eat.
    • They include automatic defrost functions, but are not totally frost-free, which means that paying that bit extra for a fridge might just ensure your lollo rosso wilts less.

Origin

Italian, from lolla 'husk, chaff' + rosso 'red'.

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