Definition of cos lettuce noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


cos lettuce

BrE BrE//ˌkɒs ˈletɪs//
, BrE//ˌkɒz ˈletɪs//
; NAmE NAmE//ˌkɑːs ˈletɪs//
, NAmE//ˌkɔːs ˈletɪs//
(British English) (North American English romaine) [countable, uncountable]
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a type of lettuce with long crisp leaves Word Originlate 17th cent.: named after the Aegean island of Cos, where it originated.

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