Bibb lettuce

Bibb lettuce

[bib]
noun
a variety of lettuce having a small, somewhat tapering head and tender, light-green leaves.

Origin:
1960–65; allegedly after a 19th century U.S. grower, though the variety was first introduced about 1890 under the name “Half Century,” and the history of its reintroduction as “Bibb” is obscure

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