Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun Any of several brownish seaweeds of the genus Sargassum having rounded air bladders and often forming dense, floating masses in the Atlantic Ocean.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A coarse olive seaweed, Sargassum bacciferum, belonging to the suborder Fucaceæ.

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

  • noun A brown seaweed (Sargassum bacciferum) with rounded bladders forming dense floating masses in tropical Atlantic waters as in the Sargasso Sea.

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  • noun sargassum

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun brown algae with rounded bladders forming dense floating masses in tropical Atlantic waters as in the Sargasso Sea

Etymologies

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

[After the Gulf of Mexico.]

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