Definition of knotted wrack in English:

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knotted wrack

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noun

[mass noun]
A dark olive-green seaweed with flat branching fronds which bear air bladders, occurring on rocky seashores.
  • Ascophyllum nodosum, class Phaeophyceae.
Example sentences
  • Its eggs are laid in May and June, primarily on rock surfaces that, at low tide, are covered with the knotted wrack Ascophyllum nodosum.

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