Definition of bladderwrack in English:

bladderwrack

Line breaks: blad¦der|wrack
Pronunciation: /ˈbladərak
 
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noun

[mass noun]
A common brown shoreline seaweed which has tough strap-like fronds containing air bladders that give buoyancy.
  • Fucus vesiculosus, class Phaeophyceae
More example sentences
  • The patch impregnated with extracts of a sea algae called bladderwrack is not a diet but naturally reduces appetite, helping slimmers to lose weight gradually.
  • The doctor mentions a ‘botanical thyroid formula’ that she put her patient on, consisting of coleus, bladderwrack, guggul and so forth.
  • You can walk over rough slabs, cannon-ball boulders, limpets and bladderwrack to delight in the over-the-waves-views all the way to the white cliffs of Flamborough Head.

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