Definition of sargasso in English:

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Pronunciation: /särˈɡasō/
(also sargasso weed)


Another term for sargassum.
Example sentences
  • Fishing produced little to eat; the only life seemed to be sea turtles, an occasional whale, and the Sargasso weed itself.


Late 16th century: from Portuguese sargaço, of unknown origin.

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Syllabification: sar·gas·so

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