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Definition of Lettuce


  1. A composite plant of the genus Lactuca (L. sativa), the leaves of which are used as salad. Plants of this genus yield a milky juice, from which lactucarium is obtained. The commonest wild lettuce of the United States is L. Canadensis.
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Lettuce Translations

lettuce in Afrikaans is kropslaai, blaarslaai
lettuce in Danish is salat
lettuce in Dutch is salade, kropsla, latuw, sla
lettuce in Finnish is lehtisalaatti
lettuce in German is Kopfsalat
lettuce in Italian is lattuga
lettuce in Latin is lactuca
lettuce in Norwegian is bladsalat
lettuce in Portuguese is alface
lettuce in Spanish is lechuga
lettuce in Swedish is sallad