Definition of dulse in English:


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Pronunciation: /dʌls


[mass noun]
  • A dark red edible seaweed with flattened branching fronds.
    • Rhodymenia palmata, division Rhodophyta.
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    • Good sources include sea fish, sea vegetables (kelp, dulse, hijiki, nori and kombu) and iodized salt.
    • This includes various seaweeds such as kelp or dulse, certain mineral salts such as sodium sulfate (Glauber's salts) and certain plants.
    • Kelp, dulse and sodium alginate are excellent as toxic-chelators to eliminate them from the body.


early 17th century: from Irish and Scottish Gaelic duileasg.

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