maerl

noun
\ˈmer(ə)l, mäˈer-\
plural -s

Definition of maerl 

: lime-producing red seaweeds principally of the genus Lithothamnion used especially in France to reduce acidity of the soil

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History and Etymology for maerl

French maërl, maërle, from Breton merl, maërl marl, maerl, from Middle French marle marl

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