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bladder wrack

noun
1.
a common seaweed, Fucus vesiculosus, found in cold marine waters, having narrow brownish fronds with air-filled vesicles.
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  • Now wade into rather deeper water, and you find a great mass of the bladder wrack.

    On the Seashore R. Cadwallader Smith
  • They were upholstered with "bladder wrack," a most soft cushion, and in each box a white whale lay on these pneumatic cushions.

  • The bladder wrack, and others of the same kind, are torn up by the fierce waves in a storm, and tossed on the beach in heaps.

    On the Seashore R. Cadwallader Smith

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