Definition of Romaine

1. Noun. Lettuce with long dark-green leaves in a loosely packed elongated head.

Exact synonyms: Cos, Cos Lettuce, Romaine Lettuce
Generic synonyms: Lettuce



Definition of Romaine

1. Noun. ''Lactuca sativa longifolia'', a type of lettuce having long crisp leaves forming a slender head. Also known as ''Romaine lettuce'', ''Cos lettuce'', or ''Cos'', after the Greek island of Cos (Kos). ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Romaine

1. a variety of lettuce [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Romaine

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rolly-pooly
rolly pollies
rolly polly
roly-poly
roly-poly pudding
rolypoliness
rolziracetam
rom com
rom coms
romage
romages
romaic
romaika
romaikas
romaine (current term)
romaine lettuce
romaines
romaja
romaji
romajis
romal
romals
roman
roman a clef
roman fleuve
roman font
roman letters
roman print
roman type

Literary usage of Romaine

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1. The Dictionary of National Biography by Sidney Lee (1909)
"When Whitefield's opposition was fiercest, John Wesley wrote to Lady Huntingdon that romaine had shown 'a truly sympathising spirit. ..."

2. The Monthly Review by Ralph Griffiths (1794)
"According to the notion of this zealot, Mr. ° romaine has been ... With another Letter .fent to Mr. romaine prior to this, ..."

3. Psychological Review by American Psychological Association (1896)
"WILLIAM romaine NEWBOLD. UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA. A New Factor in Evolution. J. MARK BALDWIN. American Naturalist, XXX., 441-457, 536-554, June and July, ..."

4. The Cumulative Book Index by H.W. Wilson Company (1909)
"Hodges, William romaine. Carl Wimar, a biography; catalogue of pictures and illustrations furnished by C: Rey- ..."

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