lamb's lettuce

lamb's lettuce

noun

Origin:
1590–1600

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lamb's lettuce
 
n
another name for corn salad

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lamb's lettuce

(species Valerianella locusta), weedy plant of the family Valerianaceae, native to southern Europe but widespread in grainfields in Europe and North America. It has been used locally as a salad green and as an herb

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