bladderwrack, black rockweed, bladder fucus, tang, Fucus vesiculosus(noun)
a common rockweed used in preparing kelp and as manure
Fucus vesiculosus, known by the common name bladder wrack or bladderwrack, is a seaweed found on the coasts of the North Sea, the western Baltic Sea, and the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans, also known by the common names black tang, rockweed, bladder fucus, sea oak, black tany, cut weed, dyers fucus, red fucus, and rock wrack. It was the original source of iodine, discovered in 1811, and was used extensively to treat goitre, a swelling of the thyroid gland related to iodine deficiency.
The numerical value of fucus vesiculosus in Chaldean Numerology is: 9
The numerical value of fucus vesiculosus in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1
Images & Illustrations of fucus vesiculosus
Find a translation for the fucus vesiculosus definition in other languages:
Select another language:
Discuss these fucus vesiculosus definitions with the community:
Word of the Day
Would you like us to send you a FREE new word definition delivered to your inbox daily?
Use the citation below to add this definition to your bibliography:
"fucus vesiculosus." Definitions.net. STANDS4 LLC, 2017. Web. 30 Mar. 2017. <http://www.definitions.net/definition/fucus vesiculosus>.