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Princeton's WordNet

  1. seaweednoun

    plant growing in the sea, especially marine algae


  1. seaweednoun

    Any of numerous marine plants and algae, such as a kelp.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Seaweednoun

    popularly, any plant or plants growing in the sea

  2. Seaweednoun

    any marine plant of the class Algae, as kelp, dulse, Fucus, Ulva, etc


  1. Seaweed

    Seaweed is a loose colloquial term encompassing macroscopic, multicellular, benthic marine algae. The term includes some members of the red, brown and green algae. Seaweeds can also be classified by use.

U.S. National Library of Medicine

  1. Seaweed

    Marine ALGAE widely distributed in the ocean, occurring from the tide level to considerable depths, free-floating (planktonic) or anchored to the substratum (benthic). They lack a specialized vascular system but take up fluids, nutrients, and gases directly from the water. They contain CHLOROPHYLL and are photosynthetic, but some also contain other light-absorbing pigments. Many are of economic importance as FOOD, fertilizer, AGAR, potash, or source of IODINE.

Editors Contribution

  1. seaweed

    A type of marine plant created, cultivated and produced in various colors and species.

    Seaweed is used as a source of food and as an ingredient in many products including toothpaste and fertilizer.

    Submitted by MaryC on January 3, 2017  

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of seaweed in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of seaweed in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of seaweed in a Sentence

  1. Jim Mattis:

    We never asked for this fight but we are steadfastly committed to seeing it through, we Americans are not made of cotton candy. We’re not seaweed drifting in the current. We are not intimidated by our enemies.

  2. Chris Langdon:

    In Europe, they add the powder to smoothies, or add flakes onto food, there hasn't been a lot of interest in using it in a fresh form. But this stuff is pretty amazing. When you fry it, which I have done, it tastes like bacon, not seaweed. And it's a pretty strong bacon flavor.

  3. Rodrigo Garcia Gonzalez:

    What we use is the building blocks of seaweed, we remove all the green stuff and the smelly stuff.

  4. Lopez Obrador:

    The seaweed is a minor issue.

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