sea lettuce


Definition of sea lettuce

: any of a genus (Ulva) of marine green algae with broad fronds sometimes eaten as salad or used in soups

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Chef Dan Hunter’s tasting menu ($275) nods to aboriginal delicacies with cucumbers pickled with green ants, but the oyster ice cream/powdered sea lettuce combo is all his own. Margot Dougherty, WSJ, "5 Restaurants Genuinely Worth Traveling For," 24 Oct. 2018

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1668, in the meaning defined above

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