(also cos lettuce)
A lettuce of a variety with crisp narrow leaves that form a tall head.
- To start I had the Greek salad of cos and oak leaf lettuce, red and yellow peppers, paper thin red onion slices, creamy feta cheese and a herb and mustard vinaigrette.
- These cabbages have more than one shape, for example long and narrow like a cos lettuce, or less long and barrel shaped in profile.
- Lettuces fall into three basic categories - cos, crisp head and loose leaf types.
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
(also 'cos or coz)
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