mermaid's-hair

noun
plural mermaid's-hairs

Definition of mermaid's-hair

: a common filamentous marine blue-green alga (Lyngbya majuscula) growing in long matted tufts on eelgrass and on larger algae

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“Mermaid's-hair.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/mermaid%27s-hair. Accessed 25 Nov. 2020.

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