Definition of sugar kelp in English:

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sugar kelp

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[mass noun]
A large brown seaweed with a long crinkly blade-like frond that grows up to 3 m in length and young stems that are edible.
  • Lactaria saccharina, class Phaeophyceae
Example sentences
  • Completely broken up, the plates and crossbars are covered in sugar kelp and perfect for snorkel exploration as well as diving.
  • The sunlit port side is a forest of sugar kelp and the shaded starboard side a garden of delicate anemones and tunicates.
  • The delicate plumose anemones have been replaced in the shallows by long strands of sugar kelp.
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