Definition of seaweed in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈsiːwiːd/


[mass noun]
Large algae growing in the sea or on rocks below the high-water mark: seaweed glistened on the rocks [count noun]: seaweeds abound on most shores
More 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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