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Definition 1: leaves of any of various plants of Lactuca sativa - [noun denoting food]

(lettuce is a kind of ...) greens suitable for eating uncooked as in salads

(... is a kind of lettuce ) lettuce with relatively soft leaves in a loose head; easily broken or bruised

(... is a kind of lettuce ) lettuce with crisp tightly packed light-green leaves in a firm head

"iceberg is still the most popular lettuce"

(... is a kind of lettuce ) lettuce with long dark-green leaves in a loosely packed elongated head

(... is a kind of lettuce ) lettuce with loosely curled leaves that do not form a compact head

(... is part of lettuce) annual or perennial garden plant having succulent leaves used in salads; widely grown

Definition 2: any of various plants of the genus Lactuca - [noun denoting plant]

(lettuce is a kind of ...) a plant lacking a permanent woody stem; many are flowering garden plants or potherbs; some having medicinal properties; some are pests

(... is a kind of lettuce ) annual or perennial garden plant having succulent leaves used in salads; widely grown

(... is a kind of lettuce ) lettuce with long dark-green spoon-shaped leaves

(... is a kind of lettuce ) distinguished by leaves arranged in a dense rosette that develop into a compact ball

(... is a kind of lettuce ) distinguished by leaves having curled or incised leaves forming a loose rosette that does not develop into a compact head

(... is a kind of lettuce ) lettuce valued especially for its edible stems

(... is a member of lettuce) an herb with milky juice: lettuce; prickly lettuce

Definition 3: informal terms for money - [noun denoting possession]

Synonyms for lettuce in the sense of this definition

(lettuce is a kind of ...) the most common medium of exchange; functions as legal tender

"we tried to collect the money he owed us"

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