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from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A name of species of bluish-green algæ of the group Nostochineœ, that grow on damp ground: so called from the suddenness of their appearance.
  • n. A local English name of a sea-nettle, Medusa œquorea.

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