Definition of seaweed
1 : a mass or growth of marine plants
2 : a plant growing in the sea; especially : a marine alga (such as a kelp)
Recent Examples of seaweed from the Web
Globally, cultivated seaweeds are a $6.6 billion industry that appears to be growing.
Chefs deploy rice paper, egg crepes, and even baguettes in lieu of seaweed.
After returning from a sabbatical in Taiwan, Robinson opened Deadshot last year with a drinks menu that included sesame, seaweed, bitter melon and other suitably globe-trotting ingredients.
Ayden Flores, of Zion, didn't catch much after his line caught some seaweed and got tangled.
Try: PGX, a blend of konjac root and seaweed fibers.
But the fight against the entangling seaweed was taking its toll.
The burritos at Paddles Up are rolled with crisp sheets of nori (seaweed wrappers used for sushi rolls) and are filled with the same variations of offerings used in the bowls.
An area of the ocean with a noticeable difference in color A line of foam, seaweed or debris moving steadily out to sea A break in the incoming wave pattern What to do if you're caught in a rip current, from NOAA: Don't fight the current.
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First Known Use of seaweed
SEAWEED Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of seaweed for English Language Learners
: a type of plant that grows in the sea
SEAWEED Defined for Kids
Definition of seaweed for Students
: an alga (as a kelp) that grows in the sea
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