bladderwrack


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bladderwrack

(ˈblædəˌræk)
n
(Plants) any of several seaweeds of the genera Fucus and Ascophyllum, esp F. vesiculosus, that grow in the intertidal regions of rocky shores and have branched brown fronds with air bladders
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Noun1.bladderwrack - similar to and found with black rockweedbladderwrack - similar to and found with black rockweed
rockweed - coarse brown seaweed growing on rocks exposed at low tide
2.bladderwrack - a common rockweed used in preparing kelp and as manurebladderwrack - a common rockweed used in preparing kelp and as manure
rockweed - coarse brown seaweed growing on rocks exposed at low tide
genus Fucus - type genus of the family Fucaceae: cartilaginous brown algae
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At first all was fluffy and dry and hot underfoot, with embedded sprigs of dried out bladderwrack pricking our toes, then the ground grew wetter and cooler and flatter as we steadily closed the distance between us and the sea.
The Austin, Texas-based company's products contain sustainably harvested bladderwrack, which company officials said works to detoxify and improve the appearance of skin.
AUSTIN, Texas -- Bladderwrack, a large, brown seaweed rich in antioxidants and minerals, is a key component of the fecial care, body care and hair care products made by The Seaweed Bath Co.
You'll harvest a half-dozen varieties, from nubbly bladderwrack to cellophane-thin nori to glistening ribbons of kombu (which makes for a terrific soup thickener).
Miles is also a fan of bladderwrack seaweed, a marine algae that is rich in nutrients to help moisturize, and Kinamarine Wakame, a patented marine algae that is clinically proven to protect skin against environmental pollutants, free radical damage and UVA radiation.
But the pills Emily bought were found not to contain any bladderwrack.
Bladderwrack is a seaweed with little inflated sacs which help it to float.
They even smelt marine, as corrupt and spermy as rotting bladderwrack or fish manure" (107-8).
They compiled a list of the most promising seaweeds, including a brown sea kelp known as "tangle" or "cuvie", bladderwrack, and bull kelp.