American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. Any of numerous marine algae, such as a kelp, rockweed, or gulfweed.
- n. Any of various marine plants.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Any plant or plants growing in the sea; more particularly, any member of the class Algæ. They are very abundant, especially in warm seas, and are often exceedingly delicate and beautiful. See
Algæ. See also cuts under aircell, conjugation, Fucus, gulfweed, and Macrocystis. Also called seamoss.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. Popularly, any plant or plants growing in the sea.
- n. (Bot.) Any marine plant of the class Algæ, as kelp, dulse, Fucus, Ulva, etc.
- n. plant growing in the sea, especially marine algae
- sea + weed (Wiktionary)
“Indeed, he concludes that the term seaweed is inappropriate for the marine plants in question.”
“The term seaweed carries the connotation that the plants under discussion are useless and worthless.”
“The sun was setting between Eigg and Rum as we reached the deserted beach, only to find "VALHALLA DANCEHALL" spelt out in seaweed letters two foot high, which stumped even the locals.”
“I launch myself from the wall again, corkscrewing through the water, long goldredbrown hair in seaweed tendrils twisting around me as I twirl.”
“Her gaze travels from an old sideboard with broken drawer pulls to the green curtains hanging like seaweed from the window, resting finally on a scattering of black pellets that confirm the origin of the sound coming from the floorboards.”
“(Size of the kanpyo roled in rice and seaweed is length approximately 9. 5cm)”
“The seaweed is traditionally not thought to be an obvious tropical "resident" because it requires cool water and lots of light.”
“The brown colour of the seaweed is due to the brown pigment fucoxanthin overriding the green pigment chlorophyll.”
“Some are triangle shaped, and wrapped in seaweed, others are round balls of rice, topped with something delicious.”
“Maybe the seaweed is for the "Agar"??? or are there pieces of seaweed in the caramels?”
These user-created lists contain the word ‘seaweed’.
All the scientific words found in the official EU nomenclature. For the screening I used Vocabgrabber of the Visual Thesaurus.
includes words of the "Prodcom list"
some MT (empty)+ many awful = sum awe some
Things that smell good.
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(Here's a cute little related list called Fishful Thinking...)
Perhaps by means of animal communication.
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The curve of a wave, the collapsing of sand, the wave of sun.
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