varec

noun var·ec
variants: or less commonly varech \ˈvaˌrek\

Definition of varec

plural -s
1 :seaweed
2 :the calcined ashes of coarse seaweeds used for the manufacture of iodine, potash, and formerly soda :kelp 2

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Origin and Etymology of varec

French, from Anglo-French warec wreck, seaweed


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