Definitions

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  • n. A gelatin in which the algae spores have been supposed to vegetate.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A gelatin in which the algæ spores have been supposed to vegetate.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The gelatin in which the sporules of algaceous plants first vegetate.

Etymologies

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From Ancient Greek seaweed + Latin mater mother.

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