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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.]

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]

dulse

(dʌls)

n.
a coarse edible red seaweed, Rhodymenia palmata.
[1540–50; Scots dial. < Scottish Gaelic duileasg]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
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
References in periodicals archive ?
Growth trials of wild harvested Palmaria palmata in tanks will be carried out.
Rhodymenia palmata oedd yr hen enw gwyddonol ar y gwymon hwn, ond Palmaria palmata ydi'r enw gwyddonol cywir erbyn heddiw.
Dulse' ydi'r enw Saesneg arno a Palmaria palmata ydi ei enw gwyddonol.