Badderlocks
Badderlocks Bad"der*locks, n. [Perh. for Balderlocks, fr. Balder the Scandinavian deity.] (Bot.) A large black seaweed ({Alaria esculenta}) sometimes eaten in Europe; -- also called {murlins}, {honeyware}, and {henware}. [1913 Webster]

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  • badderlocks — [bad′ər läks΄] n. [< ?] a dark brown kelp (Alaria esculenta, family Alariaceae) used as a food for humans and as a fodder in N Europe …   English World dictionary

  • badderlocks — /bad euhr loks /, n. (used with a sing. v.) an edible kelp, Alaria esculenta, found on the coasts of Europe and the British Isles. [1780 90; perh. BALDER + LOCK2 + S3; cf. Balder brae plant name < ON Baldro bra Balder s eyelash] * * * …   Universalium

  • badderlocks — noun The edible seaweed Alaria esculenta …   Wiktionary

  • badderlocks — bad·der·locks …   English syllables

  • badderlocks — ˈbadə(r)ˌläks noun plural but singular in construction Etymology: origin unknown : a large brownish black seaweed (Alaria esculenta) often eaten as a vegetable in Europe called also henware, murlin …   Useful english dictionary

  • Alaria esculenta — Badderlocks Bad der*locks, n. [Perh. for Balderlocks, fr. Balder the Scandinavian deity.] (Bot.) A large black seaweed ({Alaria esculenta}) sometimes eaten in Europe; also called {murlins}, {honeyware}, and {henware}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • henware — Badderlocks Bad der*locks, n. [Perh. for Balderlocks, fr. Balder the Scandinavian deity.] (Bot.) A large black seaweed ({Alaria esculenta}) sometimes eaten in Europe; also called {murlins}, {honeyware}, and {henware}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • honeyware — Badderlocks Bad der*locks, n. [Perh. for Balderlocks, fr. Balder the Scandinavian deity.] (Bot.) A large black seaweed ({Alaria esculenta}) sometimes eaten in Europe; also called {murlins}, {honeyware}, and {henware}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • murlins — Badderlocks Bad der*locks, n. [Perh. for Balderlocks, fr. Balder the Scandinavian deity.] (Bot.) A large black seaweed ({Alaria esculenta}) sometimes eaten in Europe; also called {murlins}, {honeyware}, and {henware}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Henware — Hen ware , n. (Bot.) A coarse, blackish seaweed. See {Badderlocks}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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