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kelp

 (kĕlp)
n.
1. Any of various brown seaweeds of the order Laminariales, often growing very large and forming dense beds.
2. The ashes of seaweed, formerly used as a source of potash and iodine.

[Middle English culp.]

kelp

(kɛlp)
n
1. (Plants) any large brown seaweed, esp any in the order Laminariales
2. the ash of such seaweed, used as a source of iodine and potash
[C14: of unknown origin]

kelp

(kɛlp)

n.
1. any large, brown, cold-water seaweed of the family Laminariaceae, used as food and in manufacturing processes.
2. a bed or mass of such seaweeds.
3. the ashes of these seaweeds, a source of iodine.
[1350–1400; appar. dial. variant of Middle English culp]

kelp

(kĕlp)
Any of various brown, often very large seaweeds that live in colder ocean regions. Kelp are varieties of brown algae. Some species grow over 200 feet (61 meters) long.

Kelp

 seaweeds to be burnt or processed, collectively, 1387.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.kelp - large brown seaweeds having fluted leathery frondskelp - large brown seaweeds having fluted leathery fronds
brown algae - algae having the chlorophyll masked by brown and yellow pigments
genus Laminaria, Laminaria - type genus of the family Laminariaceae: perennial brown kelps
sea tangle, tang - any of various kelps especially of the genus Laminaria
Translations
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kelp

[kelp] N (Bot) → quelpo m (de Patagonia)

kelp

[ˈkɛlp] nkelp m, algue f brune géante

kelp

nSeetang m

kelp

[kɛlp] n (seaweed) → laminaria

kelp

n. cenizas de un tipo de alga marina rica en yodo.

kelp

n kelp m, tipo de alga marina
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