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 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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  • sloakan — sloak an (sl[=o]k an), n. (Bot.) A species of seaweed. See 3d {Laver}. [Spelled also {slowcawn}.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • slowcawn — sloakan sloak an (sl[=o]k an), n. (Bot.) A species of seaweed. See 3d {Laver}. [Spelled also {slowcawn}.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 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

  • 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 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… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • sloke — (sl[=o]k), n. (Bot.) See {sloakan}. [1913 Webster] …   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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