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/ˈletis/,
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lettuces, plural;
  1. A cultivated plant of the daisy family, with edible leaves that are a usual ingredient of salads. Many varieties of lettuce have been developed with a range of form, texture, and color

  2. Used in names of other plants with edible green leaves, e.g., lamb's lettuce, sea lettuce

  3. Paper money; greenbacks


  1. boodle: informal terms for money
  2. any of various plants of the genus Lactuca
  3. Lettuce (Lactuca sativa) is a temperate annual or biennial plant of the daisy family Asteraceae. It is most often grown as a leaf vegetable. In many countries, it is typically eaten cold, raw, in salads, sandwiches, hamburgers, tacos, and in many other dishes. ...
  4. An edible plant, Lactuca sativa and its close relatives, having a head of green and/or purple leaves; The leaves of the lettuce plant, eaten as a vegetable; as a dish often mixed with other ingredients, dressing etc; : Folding money, also called cabbage, due to the green color of both US ...
  5. (lettuces) Pastries made, perhaps with several layers of crust, so as to resemble lettuces. See also 'ears'.
  6. To see lettuce growing green and thrifty, denotes that you will enjoy some greatly desired good, after an unimportant embarrassment. If you eat lettuce, illness will separate you from your lover or companion, or perhaps it may be petty jealousy. ...
  7. There are several hundred varieties of lettuce. The four most general classifications include "butterhead," "crisphead," "leaf," and "Romaine." The darker green outer leaves contain the most vitamins.
  8. a vegetable considered sacred to the god Min and endowed with magical properties. It was belived to be a magical weapon against the dead, able to prick them.
  9. Why won't you lettuce in to tell you Knock-knock jokes?
  10. A leafy green is very low in calories and is cooling in its thermal nature. Lettuce contains the highest amount of silicon of the common vegetables, and so it specifically supports pancreatic function. As a general rule the darker green the leaves, the more nutritious the salad green. ...
  11. Sow early in February on a slight hotbed, and prick out into a well-manured and warm border, having the soil broken down fine on the surface. For early summer supplies sow outdoors in March, and at intervals till the middle of September for later crops. ...
  12. Prosperity, chastity, and relaxation
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  14. n. mas^ti~'c^athawo'yute.
  15. Folding money (e-mail)
  16. Bibb lettuce is small and delicate; leaves are fragile and shade from green to yellow. Boston lettuce is the most common varieties of head lettuce. The head should give slightly if you squeeze it. Outer leaves should be separated, fresh and green. Iceberg lettuce is pale green and watery. ...
  17. n. 1 a composite plant, Lactuca sativa, with crisp edible leaves used in salads....