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 Lactuca sativa

Lactuca sativa
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Lettuce
NOUN:   : any of a genus (Lactuca) of composite plants; especially : a common garden vegetable (L. sativa) whose succulent leaves are used especially in salads
ETYMOLOGY:   Middle English letuse, from Anglo-French letuse, probably from plural of letue lettuce plant, from Latin lactuca, from lact-, lac milk; from its milky juice — more at galaxy
    First Known Use: 14th century
     
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Lettuce

Category: Leaf vegetables


In the news . . .

 

  • Lawrence, Felicity. Eat Your Heart Out: Why the Food Business is Bad for the Planet and Your Health. London: Penguin Books, 2008.

  • Lawrence, Felicity. Not on the Label: What Really Goes into The Food on Your Plate, Revised Edition. London: Penguin Books, 2013.

  • Visser, Margaret. Much Depends on Dinner: The Extraordinary History and Mythology, Allure and Obsessions, Perils and Taboos of an Ordinary Meal. NY: Grove, 2010 [1986].


Lettuce

Iceberg lettuce field in Northern Santa Barbara County

Iceberg lettuce field in Northern Santa Barbara County

Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Angiosperms
Class: Eudicots
  Asterids
Order: Asterales
Family: Asteraceae
Genus: Lactuca
Species: L. sativa
Binomial name

Lactuca sativa
L.
 

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