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a variety of lettuce having a small, somewhat tapering head and tender, light-green leaves.
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
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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