from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. See gulfweed.
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- n. Any of many brown algae of the genus Sargassum; gulfweed
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A genus of algæ including the gulf weed.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A genus of marine algæ, of the class Fucaceæ, having fronds attached by a disk, and branching stems with the fronds provided with a midrib and distinctly stalked air-bladders.
- n. [lowercase] Gulfweed.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. brown algae with rounded bladders forming dense floating masses in tropical Atlantic waters as in the Sargasso Sea
New Latin Sargassum, genus name, from sargasso.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)