badderlocks

noun plural but singular in construction

bad·​der·​locks
ˈbadə(r)ˌläks
: a large brownish black seaweed (Alaria esculenta) often eaten as a vegetable in Europe

called also henware, murlin

Word History

Etymology

origin unknown

First Known Use

1789, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of badderlocks was in 1789

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“Badderlocks.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/badderlocks. Accessed 16 Apr. 2024.

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