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rockweed

[rok-weed] /ˈrɒkˌwid/
noun
1.
a fucoid seaweed growing on rocks exposed at low tide.
Origin
1620-1630
1620-30; rock1 + weed1
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British Dictionary definitions for rockweed

rockweed

/ˈrɒkˌwiːd/
noun
1.
any of various seaweeds that grow on rocks exposed at low tide
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