Nereocystis Lutkeana
Kelp Kelp (k[e^]lp), n. [Formerly kilpe; of unknown origin.] 1. The calcined ashes of seaweed, -- formerly much used in the manufacture of glass, now used in the manufacture of iodine. [1913 Webster]

2. (Bot.) Any large blackish seaweed. [1913 Webster]

Note: {Laminaria} is the common kelp of Great Britain; {Macrocystis pyrifera} and {Nereocystis Lutkeana} are the great kelps of the Pacific Ocean. [1913 Webster]

{Kelp crab} (Zo["o]l.), a California spider crab ({Epialtus productus}), found among seaweeds, which it resembles in color.

{Kelp salmon} (Zo["o]l.), a serranoid food fish ({Serranus clathratus}) of California. See {Cabrilla}. [1913 Webster]


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  • Nereocystis — Ne re*o*cys tis, prop. n. [NL. See {Nereid}, and {Cyst}.] (Bot.) A genus of gigantic seaweeds. [1913 Webster] Note: {Nereocystis Lutkeana}, of the North Pacific, has a stem many fathoms long, terminating in a great vesicle, which is crowned with… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • Epialtus productus — Kelp Kelp (k[e^]lp), n. [Formerly kilpe; of unknown origin.] 1. The calcined ashes of seaweed, formerly much used in the manufacture of glass, now used in the manufacture of iodine. [1913 Webster] 2. (Bot.) Any large blackish seaweed. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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