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Of or belonging to the order Fucales, which includes brown algae such as gulfweed and rockweed.
1. A member of the order Fucales.
2. A fossilized cast or impression of such an organism.
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(Plants) of, relating to, or resembling seaweeds of the genus Fucus
(Plants) any seaweed of the genus Fucus
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1. resembling or related to seaweeds of the genus Fucus.n.
2. a fucoid seaweed.
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|Noun||1.||fucoid - a fossilized cast or impression of algae of the order Fucales|
fossil - the remains (or an impression) of a plant or animal that existed in a past geological age and that has been excavated from the soil
|2.||fucoid - any of various algae of the family Fucaceae|
brown algae - algae having the chlorophyll masked by brown and yellow pigments
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