Definition of seaweed in English:


Syllabification: sea·weed
Pronunciation: /ˈsēˌwēd


  • Large algae growing in the sea or on rocks below the high-water mark.
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    • 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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