cos lettuce

cos lettuce

noun

Origin:
1690–1700

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cos or cos lettuce1 (kɒs)
 
n
Compare cabbage lettuce Usual US and Canadian name: romaine a variety of lettuce with a long slender head and crisp leaves
 
[C17: named after Kos, the Aegean island of its origin]
 
cos lettuce or cos lettuce1
 
n
 
[C17: named after Kos, the Aegean island of its origin]

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