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lettucenoun [U]

 us   /ˈlet̬·əs/
a ​plant of ​large, ​greenleaves, ​eatenraw in ​salads
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lettucenoun [C or U]

uk   /ˈlet.ɪs/  us   /ˈlet̬-/
B1 a ​plant with ​large, ​greenleaves, ​eatenuncooked in ​salads
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(Definition of lettuce from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “lettuce”
in Korean 상추…
in Arabic خَصّ…
in Malaysian pokok salad…
in French laitue…
in Russian салат-латук…
in Chinese (Traditional) 生菜, 萵苣…
in Italian lattuga, insalata…
in Turkish marul, kıvırcık salata…
in Polish sałata…
in Spanish lechuga…
in Vietnamese cây rau diếp…
in Portuguese alface…
in Thai ผักสลัด…
in German der Kopfsalat…
in Catalan enciam…
in Japanese レタス…
in Chinese (Simplified) 生菜, 莴苣…
in Indonesian daun selada…
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