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sargasso

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noun sar·gas·so \sär-ˈga-(ˌ)sō\

Definition of sargasso

plural

sargassos

  1. 1 :  gulfweed, sargassum

  2. 2 :  a mass of floating vegetation and especially sargassums



Origin and Etymology of sargasso

Portuguese sargaço


First Known Use: 1598


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