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let·tuce

lettuce

 
pronunciation:
le ts
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a plant with large, crisp leaves that can be eaten.
 
definition 2: leaves of this plant used as food in salad or sandwiches.
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Lettuce is from a Latin word that means "milk." Lettuce has a milky juice.
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  food, vegetable