• IPA: /ˈlɛtɪs/


  1. An edible plant, Lactuca sativa and its close relatives, having a head of green and/or purple leaves.
  2. (uncountable) The leaves of the lettuce plant, eaten as a vegetable; as a dish often mixed with other ingredients, dressing etc.
    I’ll have a ham sandwich with lettuce and tomato.
  3. (uncountable, US, slang) United States paper currency; dollars.
    Twelve dollars an hour? That's a lot of lettuce!
  4. A strong yellow-green colour, like that of lettuce (also called lettuce green).
Synonyms Translations
  • French: laitue
  • German: Gartensalat (cultivated lettuce), Lattich (wild lettuce), Salat (cultivated lettuce)
  • Italian: lattuga
  • Portuguese: alface
  • Russian: сала́т-лату́к
  • Spanish: lechuga
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