from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. An edible, dried preparation of red algae of the genus Porphyra.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A type of seaweed, laver, chopped and formed into sheets, used in the preparation of sushi.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A type of dried seaweed, pressed into sheets and used as a seasoning or as a wrapper for sushi.
Japanese.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
Japanese 海苔 (nori), literally "ocean moss". (Wiktionary)