Meaning of “cos lettuce” in the English Dictionary

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"cos lettuce" in English

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cos lettucenoun [ C or U ]

uk /ˌkɒs ˈlet.ɪs/ us /ˌkɑːs ˈlet̬.ɪs/ UK also mainly US romaine

Examples from literature

  • The cos lettuce is an upright-growing type much esteemed in Europe, but less grown here. 
  • The radical leaves are over a foot long, stem leaves much smaller, very dark holly green of leather-like substance, the edges very unevenly shaped, the general form of the leaf being something like the cos lettuce. 

(Definition of “cos lettuce” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)