Definition of seaweed in English:

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seaweed

Pronunciation: /ˈsēˌwēd/

noun

Large algae growing in the sea or on rocks below the high-water mark.
Example sentences
  • The most valued of the cultivated seaweeds is the red alga Porphyra, or Nori.
  • It was Dr Drew who came to the rescue when she analysed the life cycle of the edible seaweed known as Nori.
  • They move slowly along and pick up moving prey from the crevices and seaweed among the rocks.

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Syllabification: sea·weed

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