from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. See Irish moss.
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- n. Irish moss
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A small, purplish, branching, cartilaginous seaweed (Chondrus crispus), which, when bleached, is the Irish moss of commerce.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A marine alga very common on rocks and stones on the coasts of Great Britain and Ireland.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. dark purple edible seaweed of the Atlantic coasts of Europe and North America
After Carragheen, a village of southeast Ireland.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)