Definition of Prickly lettuce

1. Noun. European annual wild lettuce having prickly stems; a troublesome weed in parts of United States.




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Lexicographical Neighbors of Prickly Lettuce

pricklebacks
prickled
prickles
pricklice
pricklier
prickliest
prickliness
pricklinesses
prickling
pricklouse
prickly
prickly-seeded spinach
prickly ash
prickly custard apple
prickly heat
prickly lettuce (current term)
prickly oak
prickly pear
prickly pear cactus
prickly pears
prickly pine
prickly poppy
prickly shield fern
prickmadam
prickpunch
prickpunches
pricks
prickshaft
prickshafts
pricksong

Literary usage of Prickly lettuce

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Botanical Gazette by University of Chicago, JSTOR (Organization) (1896)
"Distribution of prickly lettuce in the United States.—Among the weeds of recent introduction in America the prickly lettuce, ..."

2. Rhodora by New England Botanical Club (1905)
"IDENTITY OF prickly lettuce. LYSTER H. DEWEY. THE earliest authentic records that we have of the presence of prickly lettuce in this country are three ..."

3. Handbook of Nature-study for Teachers and Parents: Based on the Cornell by Anna Botsford Comstock (1911)
"The prickly lettuce has a story to tell us about success attained by the prevention of exhaustion from thirst. In fact, the success of this weed depends ..."

4. Farm and Garden Rule-book: A Manual of Ready Rules and Reference with by Liberty Hyde Bailey (1911)
"... but are generally objectionable because they render the soil sterile for so long a period thereafter. prickly lettuce (Lactuca ..."

5. Nature Study: One Hundred Lessons about Plants by David Worth Dennis (1903)
"The prickly lettuce. The aspen, the Carolina poplar, ... The common prickly lettuce furnishes ;in interesting study; its leaves turn 90 degrees on their ..."

6. Nature Study: One Hundred Lessons about Plants by David Worth Dennis (1903)
"The common prickly lettuce furnishes an interesting study; its leaves turn 90 degrees on their axes near the stem so that the leaf stands edgewise; ..."

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