carragheen

carrageen

[kar-uh-geen]
noun
Also, carragheen.


Origin:
1825–35; named after Carrageen in SE Ireland

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Irish moss

noun
a purplish-brown, cartilaginous seaweed, Chondrus crispus, of the Atlantic coasts of Europe and North America.
Also called carrageen, carragheen.


Origin:
1835–45

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carrageen, carragheen or carageen (ˈkærəˌɡiːn)
 
n
Also called: Irish moss an edible red seaweed, Chondrus crispus, of North America and N Europe
 
[C19: from Carragheen, near Waterford, Ireland, where it is plentiful]
 
carragheen, carragheen or carageen
 
n
 
[C19: from Carragheen, near Waterford, Ireland, where it is plentiful]
 
carageen, carragheen or carageen
 
n
 
[C19: from Carragheen, near Waterford, Ireland, where it is plentiful]

Irish moss
 
n
another name for carrageen

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