Porphyra vulgaris
Laver La"ver (l[=a]"v[~e]r), n. The fronds of certain marine alg[ae] used as food, and for making a sauce called laver sauce. Green laver is the {Ulva latissima}; purple laver, {Porphyra laciniata} and {Porphyra vulgaris}. It is prepared by stewing, either alone or with other vegetables, and with various condiments; -- called also {sloke}, or {sloakan}. [1913 Webster]

{Mountain laver} (Bot.), a reddish gelatinous alga of the genus {Palmella}, found on the sides of mountains [1913 Webster]


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  • Porphyra laciniata — Laver La ver (l[=a] v[ e]r), n. The fronds of certain marine alg[ae] used as food, and for making a sauce called laver sauce. Green laver is the {Ulva latissima}; purple laver, {Porphyra laciniata} and {Porphyra vulgaris}. It is prepared by… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Porphyra — (P. Ag.), Untergattung von Ulva, auch als eigene Pflanzengattung zu der Familie der Ulvaceae Ulveae gehörig aufgestellt; Arten: P. laciniata u. P. vulgaris, Seegewächse, reich an Gallerte, werden in England als Leckerbissen (Laver) verspeist. P.… …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

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  • Водоросли — (Algae) низшие растительные организмы, причисляемые к подцарству споровых, или тайнобрачных, растений (Sporophyta s. Kryptogamae). Вместе с грибами и лишаями составляют группу простейших споровых, так называемых слоевцовых, или глеофитов… …   Энциклопедический словарь Ф.А. Брокгауза и И.А. Ефрона

  • Laver — La ver (l[=a] v[ e]r), n. The fronds of certain marine alg[ae] used as food, and for making a sauce called laver sauce. Green laver is the {Ulva latissima}; purple laver, {Porphyra laciniata} and {Porphyra vulgaris}. It is prepared by stewing,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Mountain laver — Laver La ver (l[=a] v[ e]r), n. The fronds of certain marine alg[ae] used as food, and for making a sauce called laver sauce. Green laver is the {Ulva latissima}; purple laver, {Porphyra laciniata} and {Porphyra vulgaris}. It is prepared by… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • sloakan — Laver La ver (l[=a] v[ e]r), n. The fronds of certain marine alg[ae] used as food, and for making a sauce called laver sauce. Green laver is the {Ulva latissima}; purple laver, {Porphyra laciniata} and {Porphyra vulgaris}. It is prepared by… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • sloke — Laver La ver (l[=a] v[ e]r), n. The fronds of certain marine alg[ae] used as food, and for making a sauce called laver sauce. Green laver is the {Ulva latissima}; purple laver, {Porphyra laciniata} and {Porphyra vulgaris}. It is prepared by… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Ulva latissima — Laver La ver (l[=a] v[ e]r), n. The fronds of certain marine alg[ae] used as food, and for making a sauce called laver sauce. Green laver is the {Ulva latissima}; purple laver, {Porphyra laciniata} and {Porphyra vulgaris}. It is prepared by… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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