from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- proper n. A genus of gigantic seaweeds.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A gigantic seaweed of the natural order Laminariaceœ, having a simple filiform stem, sometimes several hundred feet in length, terminating in a huge club-shaped or spherical bladder, from which springs a tuft of dichotomously dividing fronds.
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