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Noun: lettuce  le-tis
  1. Any of various plants of the genus Lactuca
     
  2. Leaves of a cultivated plant (Lactuca sativa) often eaten in salads
     
  3. [US] Informal term for money
    - boodle, bread, cabbage [US], clams [US], dinero [N. Amer], dough, gelt, kale [US], lolly [Brit], lucre, loot, moolah [N. Amer], pelf [archaic], scratch, shekels, simoleons [US], sugar, wampum [N. Amer], moola [N. Amer], brass [Brit], wonga [Brit], dosh [Brit], mazuma [US]

Derived forms: lettuces

Type of: herb, herbaceous plant, money, salad green, salad greens

Part of: common lettuce, garden lettuce, genus Lactuca, Lactuca, Lactuca sativa

Encyclopedia: Lettuce