Part of speech: noun

A kitchen herb used as a salad.

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Usage examples "lettuce":

  1. The lettuce in the fruit- shop window has a fresh- cut look Like an accidental bouquet; It suddenly becomes imperative to speak to someone And it doesn't matter in the least If a perfect stranger goes white with surprise When you tell them " It's a lovely day!" - "I Run with the Fox", Mona Gould.
  2. Back in the meadows where thistles and wild lettuce are going to seed, the hard- bills spend their holidays. - "Sigurd Our Golden Collie and Other Comrades of the Road", Katharine Lee Bates.
  3. A good lot of sweet corn is planted, besides peas, onions, lettuce, and radishes. - "The Life of Mrs. Robert Louis Stevenson", Nellie Van de Grift Sanchez.