carrageen

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noun car·ra·geen \ˈka-rə-ˌgēn\

Definition of carrageen

  1. 1 :  irish moss 2

  2. 2 :  carrageenan

Variants of carrageen

less commonly

carragheen

Origin and Etymology of carrageen

Carragheen, near Waterford, Ireland


First Known Use: 1829


Medical Dictionary

carrageen

noun car·ra·geen

Medical Definition of carrageen

Variants of carrageen

also

carragheen

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