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

Definition of bladderwrack in English:


[mass noun]
A common brown shoreline seaweed which has tough strap-like fronds containing air bladders that give buoyancy.
  • Fucus vesiculosus, class Phaeophyceae
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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