seaweed
noun Date: 1577 1. a mass or growth of marine plants 2. a plant growing in the sea; especially a marine alga (as a kelp)

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  • Seaweed — Sea weed , n. 1. Popularly, any plant or plants growing in the sea. [1913 Webster] 2. (Bot.) Any marine plant of the class Alg[ae], as kelp, dulse, {Fucus}, {Ulva}, etc. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • seaweed — (n.) 1570s, from SEA (Cf. sea) + WEED (Cf. weed) (n.) …   Etymology dictionary

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  • seaweed —   Limu, lī . See Haw. Eng. entries and the entries that follow them for various kinds. Limu and lī are sometimes omitted. Some names vary according to islands. See lists below, also moss, scum, sea lettuce, vagabond.    ♦ Ball of seaweed, as sold …   English-Hawaiian dictionary

  • seaweed — /see weed /, n. 1. any plant or plants growing in the ocean. 2. a marine alga. [1570 80; SEA + WEED1] * * * Any of certain species of red, green, and brown marine algae that generally are anchored to the sea bottom or to a solid structure by… …   Universalium

  • seaweed — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. algae, fucus, kelp, conferva, carrageen. See vegetable. II (Roget s IV) n. Syn. kelp, tangle, sea tangle, sea meadow, algae, marine meadow; see also plant . Types of seaweed include: sea moss, Irish… …   English dictionary for students

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