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red seaweed

noun
1.
any marine red alga, especially one of the genus Polysiphonia, having a reddish, much branched thallus.
Origin
1750-1760
1750-60
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Examples from the web for red seaweed
  • He makes his mortadella with carrageenan, a gel derived from red seaweed and used for years in toothpastes and puddings.
  • When disturbed, they seek shelter in sea fans or among red seaweed.
  • Although demand for red seaweed is strong, traditional services are over picked and production is declining.
British Dictionary definitions for red seaweed

red seaweed

noun
1.
another term for red algae
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