from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Variant of carrageen.

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  • n. Alternative form of carrageen.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. See carrageen.

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


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  • Afterwards I went out on the cnuceen, a little hill between this cottage and the sea, to watch the people gathering carragheen moss,

    In Wicklow and West Kerry

  • Then we began talking of the carragheen he had gathered and the spring tides that would come again during the summer.

    In Wicklow and West Kerry


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