Definition of romaine noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//rəʊˈmeɪn//
; NAmE NAmE//roʊˈmeɪn//
(North American English)(British English also cos lettuce)[countable, uncountable]
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a type of lettuce with long crisp leaves Word Origin early 20th cent.: from French, feminine of romain ‘Roman’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: romaine

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