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iceberg lettuce

a variety of lettuce having a cabbagelike head of crisp leaves.
Origin of iceberg lettuce
1890-95 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • Sure you eat your potatoes, corn and iceberg lettuce.
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  • Microbial changes in shredded iceberg lettuce stored under controlled atmosphere.
  • Cool, crisp, iceberg lettuce rates as one of the country's top five favorite veggies.
  • Microbial quality of fresh-cut iceberg lettuce washed in warm or cold water and irradiated in a modified atmosphere package.
  • In lab experiments, he found that irradiation significantly reduced the microbial and yeast populations on cut iceberg lettuce.
British Dictionary definitions for iceberg lettuce

iceberg lettuce

a type of lettuce with very crisp pale leaves tightly enfolded
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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