CET6+ TEM4 TOEFL
1、lact- => lett- + -uce.
- lettuce:  The lettuce was named for the milky white sap that exudes from its stalk when cut. The Latin for milk is lac (source of English lactation  and lactose ), and so the lettuce was christened lactūca. This passed into English via laituës, the plural of Old French laituë.
=> lactation, lactose
- lettuce (n.)
- late 13c., probably from Old French laitues, plural of laitue "lettuce," from Latin lactuca "lettuce," from lac (genitive lactis) "milk" (see lactation); so called for the milky juice of the plant.
- 1. Wash the lettuce and pat it dry.
- 2. Wash and dry the lettuce.
- 3. Lettuce was grown by the Ancient Romans.
- 4. a bacon, lettuce and tomato sandwich
- 5. Serve the fish on a bed of shredded lettuce.
[ lettuce 造句 ]