elk kelp

noun

Definition of elk kelp

: a large marine brown alga of the genus Pelagophycus (order Laminariales) sometimes reaching a length of 100 feet or more and characterized by blades that are split, the whole structure being somewhat like a tree in shape

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“Elk kelp.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/elk%20kelp. Accessed 13 Aug. 2022.

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