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Topic: PLANTS

Date: 1200-1300
Language: Old French
Origin: laitues, plural of laitue, from Latin lactuca, from lac 'milk'; because of its milky juice

lettuce

noun
     
lettuce
let‧tuce [uncountable and countable]
HBPDFF a round vegetable with thin green leaves eaten raw in salads
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