romaine

[ roh-meyn, ruh- ]
/ roʊˈmeɪn, rə- /

noun

Also called romaine lettuce, cos, cos lettuce. a variety of lettuce, Lactuca sativa longifolia, having a cylindrical head of long, relatively loose leaves.

Origin of romaine

1905–10; < French, feminine of romain Roman
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romaine

/ (rəʊˈmeɪn) /

noun

the usual US and Canadian name for cos 1

Word Origin for romaine

C20: from French, from romain Roman
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