butterhead
noun Date: circa 1925 butter lettuce

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • butterhead — I. ˈ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ adjective or butterheading ˈ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ of lettuce : forming a substantial but soft head of delicate flavored tender leaves that tend to bleach at the heart to a clear yellow II. ˈ ̷ ̷  ̷ ̷ ˌ ̷ ̷ noun : butter lettuce …   Useful english dictionary

  • butterhead lettuce — [but′ərhed΄] n. a major group of lettuce varieties having soft, pliable leaves and small, loose heads, including bibb and Boston lettuce * * * …   Universalium

  • butterhead lettuce — [but′ərhed΄] n. a major group of lettuce varieties having soft, pliable leaves and small, loose heads, including bibb and Boston lettuce …   English World dictionary

  • butterhead lettuce — sėjamosios salotos gūžinis varietetas statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Astrinių šeimos daržovinis kultūrinis augalas (Lactuca sativa var. capitata). atitikmenys: lot. Lactuca sativa var. capitata angl. butterhead lettuce; cabbage lettuce;… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • butterhead lettuce — noun a class of lettuce varieties having soft leaves that grow in a loose head and are said to have the flavour of butter …   English new terms dictionary

  • butterhead lettuce — noun lettuce with relatively soft leaves in a loose head; easily broken or bruised • Hypernyms: ↑lettuce • Hyponyms: ↑buttercrunch, ↑Bibb lettuce, ↑Boston lettuce • Part Holonyms: ↑head lettuce, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

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  • Garten-Lattich — Gartensalat Kopfsalat (Lactuca sativa var. capitata) Systematik Unterklasse: Asternähnliche (Asteridae) …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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