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sea lettuce

noun
1.
any seaweed of the genus Ulva, having large leaflike blades.
Origin of sea lettuce
1660-1670
1660-70
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Examples from the web for sea lettuce
  • sea lettuce is common on the lower portions of both the north and south beaches wherever there are cobbles for substrate.
  • The color may be an adaptation to living among bright green sea lettuce.
British Dictionary definitions for sea lettuce

sea lettuce

noun
1.
any of various green seaweeds of the genus Ulva, which have edible wavy translucent fronds
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