kelp

Definitions

General Science

  • noun a brown seaweed with large leathery fronds. It is a source of iodine and potash.

Food

  • A general name for varieties of brown seaweed of the genus Laminaria, common on the European coasts. Can be eaten raw or cooked.

Military

  • noun seaweed with large brown leaves which grows in a dense mass close to the shore
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