carageen
Carrageen Car"ra*geen`, Carrigeen Car"ri*geen`, n. A small, purplish, branching, cartilaginous seaweed ({Chondrus crispus}), which, when bleached, is the {Irish moss} of commerce. [Also written {carragheen}, {carageen}.] [1913 Webster]

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  • Carageen — Car a*geen or Caragheen Car a*gheen , n. See {Carrageen}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • carageen — [kar′ə gēn΄] n. alt. sp. of CARRAGEEN * * * …   Universalium

  • carageen — [kar′ə gēn΄] n. alt. sp. of CARRAGEEN …   English World dictionary

  • carageen — noun dark purple edible seaweed of the Atlantic coasts of Europe and North America • Syn: ↑Irish moss, ↑carrageen, ↑carragheen, ↑Chondrus crispus • Hypernyms: ↑red algae • Member Holonyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Caragheen — Carageen Car a*geen or Caragheen Car a*gheen , n. See {Carrageen}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Carrageen — Car ra*geen , Carrigeen Car ri*geen , n. A small, purplish, branching, cartilaginous seaweed ({Chondrus crispus}), which, when bleached, is the {Irish moss} of commerce. [Also written {carragheen}, {carageen}.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • carragheen — Carrageen Car ra*geen , Carrigeen Car ri*geen , n. A small, purplish, branching, cartilaginous seaweed ({Chondrus crispus}), which, when bleached, is the {Irish moss} of commerce. [Also written {carragheen}, {carageen}.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Carrigeen — Carrageen Car ra*geen , Carrigeen Car ri*geen , n. A small, purplish, branching, cartilaginous seaweed ({Chondrus crispus}), which, when bleached, is the {Irish moss} of commerce. [Also written {carragheen}, {carageen}.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Chondrus crispus — Carrageen Car ra*geen , Carrigeen Car ri*geen , n. A small, purplish, branching, cartilaginous seaweed ({Chondrus crispus}), which, when bleached, is the {Irish moss} of commerce. [Also written {carragheen}, {carageen}.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Irish moss — Carrageen Car ra*geen , Carrigeen Car ri*geen , n. A small, purplish, branching, cartilaginous seaweed ({Chondrus crispus}), which, when bleached, is the {Irish moss} of commerce. [Also written {carragheen}, {carageen}.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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