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- adj. Relating to seaweeds of the genus Laminaria, or to the depth zone of the sea in which they grow.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Pertaining to seaweeds of the genus Laminaria, or to that zone of the sea (from two to ten fathoms in depth) where the seaweeds of this genus grow.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Pertaining to the genus Laminaria; specifically, noting that belt or zone of marine life which extends from low-water mark to a depth of forty to ninety feet, and which in British seas is characterized by the presence of Laminariaceæ, as well as by that of starfishes, the common sea-urchin, etc.
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Further, in a universal deluge, without special miracle vast numbers of even the salt water animals could not fail to be extirpated; in particular, almost all the molluscs of the littoral and laminarian zones.