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Lettuce vs. Spinach

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Lettucenoun

An edible plant, Lactuca sativa and its close relatives, having a head of green and/or purple leaves.

Spinachnoun

A particular edible plant, Spinacia oleracea, or its leaves.

Lettucenoun

(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.’;

Spinachnoun

Any of numerous plants, or their leaves, which are used for greens in the same way Spinacia oleraceae is.

Lettucenoun

United States paper currency; dollars.

‘Twelve dollars an hour? That's a lot of lettuce!’;

Spinachnoun

Chinese spinach, red spinach (Amaranthus dubius)

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Lettucenoun

A strong yellow-green colour, like that of lettuce (also called lettuce green).

Spinachnoun

Malabar spinach red vine spinach, creeping spinach, climbing spinach, vine spinach, buffalo spinach, Ceylon spinach (Basella alba)

Lettucenoun

A composite plant of the genus Lactuca (Lactuca sativa), the leaves of which are used as salad. Plants of this genus yield a milky juice, from which lactucarium is obtained. The commonest wild lettuce of the United States is Lactuca Canadensis.

Spinachnoun

(Atriplex hortensis)

Lettucenoun

United States currency; dollar bills; greenbacks.

Spinachnoun

(Brassica juncea)

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Lettucenoun

informal terms for money

Spinachnoun

New Zealand spinach (Tetragonia tetragonioides, syn. Tetragonia expansa)

Lettucenoun

any of various plants of the genus Lactuca

Spinachnoun

(Gynura bicolor)

Lettucenoun

leaves of any of various plants of Lactuca sativa

Spinachnoun

(Alternanthea sissoo)

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Lettuce

Lettuce (Lactuca sativa) is an annual plant of the daisy family, Asteraceae. It is most often grown as a leaf vegetable, but sometimes for its stem and seeds.

Spinachnoun

(Chenopodium capitatum)

Spinachnoun

water spinach (Ipomoea aquatica)

Spinachnoun

(South Africa) wild spinach, African spinach (various nightshade, legume, and Cucurbitaceae species)

Spinachnoun

, perpetual spinach (Beta vulgaris: chard)

Spinachnoun

(Cleome serrulata)

Spinachnoun

Lincolnshire spinach (Blitum bonus-henricus, syn. Chenopodium bonus-henricus: Good King Henry)

Spinachnoun

, mountain spinach (Atriplex spp., Chenopodium rubrum)

Spinachnoun

(Rumex acetosa: common sorrel, garden sorrel)

Spinachnoun

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Spinachnoun

(Montia perfoliata)

Spinachnoun

Plants with spinach-like leaves that are noxious in some way

Spinachnoun

(Tetragonia spp.), which is toxic

Spinachnoun

(Emex australis), which bears thorny seeds

Spinachnoun

(Trianthema triquetra)

Spinachnoun

Plants with spinach-like leaves that have medicinal use

Spinachnoun

, Mollucan spinach (Gynura nepalensis)

Spinachnoun

A common pot herb (Spinacia oleracea) belonging to the Goosefoot family.

Spinachnoun

southwestern Asian plant widely cultivated for its succulent edible dark green leaves

Spinachnoun

dark green leaves; eaten cooked or raw in salads

Spinachnoun

an edible Asian plant of the goosefoot family, with large dark green leaves which are widely eaten as a vegetable.

Spinach

Spinach (Spinacia oleracea) is a leafy green flowering plant native to central and western Asia. It is of the order Caryophyllales, family Amaranthaceae, subfamily Chenopodioideae.

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