alface

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Portuguese[edit]

alface (Lactuca sativa)

Etymology[edit]

From Arabic اَلْخَسَّة(al-ḵassa, head of lettuce). Cognate with Maltese ħassa.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

alface f or m (nonstandard) (plural alfaces)

  1. lettuce (Lactuca sativa)
    Synonym: salada

Quotations[edit]

For quotations using this term, see Citations:alface.

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