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Legere is the French word for light, mild, weak, thin, as in Creme legere.

Lagopede is the French word for grouse, a popular game bird having a plump Body and feathered legs and feet. They are game and are sometimes hunted for food.

Lessato is the Italian word for boiled, as in boiled fish or meat

Lucca refers to the city in Tuscany, in northern central Italy.

Latte scremato in polvere is the Italian term for "nonfat dry milk"

Lauro is the Italian word for laurel or bay. It also refers to a bay tree, small evergreen tree with glossy green leaves. Lauro is also called alloro in Italy

Likewise, Lauro is a