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dulse

 (dŭls)
n.
An edible red seaweed (Palmaria palmata) that grows on rocky shores on both sides of the northern Atlantic Ocean.

[Scottish Gaelic duileasg, from Old Irish duilesc.]
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dulse

(dʌls)
n
(Plants) any of several seaweeds, esp Rhodymenia palmata, that occur on rocks and have large red edible fronds
[C17: from Old Irish duilesc seaweed]
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dulse

(dʌls)

n.
a coarse edible red seaweed, Rhodymenia palmata.
[1540–50; Scots dial. < Scottish Gaelic duileasg]
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Noun1.dulse - coarse edible red seaweeddulse - coarse edible red seaweed    
red algae - marine algae in which the chlorophyll is masked by a red or purplish pigment; source of agar and carrageenan
genus Rhodymenia, Rhodymenia - type genus of the family Rhodymeniaceae
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WHITONYL[R] is obtained from the red alga Palmaria palmata, and inhibits the melanogenesis by acting at the heart of the melanocyte while limiting the impact of its environment (epigenetics, intercellular communication via exosomes).
Rhodymenia palmata oedd yr hen enw gwyddonol ar y gwymon hwn, ond Palmaria palmata ydi'r enw gwyddonol cywir erbyn heddiw.