Definition of


  1. (noun, food) lettuce with crisp tightly packed light-green leaves in a firm head
  2. (noun, object) a large mass of ice floating at sea; usually broken off of a polar glacier

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Alternate forms of Iceberg

Hyponyms: growler

Hypernyms: floater, ice mass, lettuce

Origin of the word Iceberg

  1. 1774, partial loan-transl. of Du. ijsberg, lit. "ice mountain," from ijs "ice" + berg "mountain." An earlier term was sea-hill (1694). Phrase tip of the iceberg, in a figurative sense, first recorded 1963. more

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