crisphead lettuce

[English] plural crisphead lettuces

Iceberg lettuce. One of the two types of lettuce, the other being butterhead. They are rather round in shape with tightly packed, pale leaves. They are crisp, but the flavour is usually rather mild and they add more to a dish in terms of in texture than they do in taste. This type includes iceberg lettuces, Great Lakes, Imperial, Vanguard and Western.

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