from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun 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.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • proper noun (Bot.) A genus of gigantic seaweeds.


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