Sea wrack
Sea wrack Sea" wrack` (Bot.) See {Wrack}. [1913 Webster]

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  • sea wrack — sea′ wrack n. mcr seaweed or a growth of seaweed, esp. of the larger kinds cast up on the shore • Etymology: 1540–50 …   From formal English to slang

  • sea wrack — n. seaweed, esp. seaweed that has been cast ashore …   English World dictionary

  • sea wrack — noun 1. submerged marine plant with very long narrow leaves found in abundance along North Atlantic coasts • Syn: ↑eelgrass, ↑grass wrack, ↑Zostera marina • Hypernyms: ↑aquatic plant, ↑water plant, ↑hydrophyte, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • sea wrack — Zostera os te*ra, n. [NL.] (Bot.) A genus of plants of the {Naiadace[ae]}, or Pondweed family. {Zostera marina} is commonly known as {sea wrack}, and {eelgrass}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • sea wrack — noun Date: 1551 seaweed; especially seaweed cast ashore in masses …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • sea wrack — seaweed or a growth of seaweed, esp. of the larger kinds cast up on the shore. [1540 50] * * * …   Universalium

  • sea wrack — /ˈsi ræk/ (say see rak) noun seaweed, especially of the larger kinds cast up on the shore …   Australian English dictionary

  • sea-wrack — …   Useful english dictionary

  • wrack — Synonyms and related words: algae, autophyte, bean, bloodbath, blue ruin, bracken, breakdown, breaking up, breakup, bring to ruin, brown algae, carnage, cataclysm, catastrophe, cave, cave in, climber, collapse, condemn, conferva, confervoid,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • sea-tang — Cleveland Dialect List sea wrack (seaweed) …   English dialects glossary

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