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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.]
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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]
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014
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]
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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.
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Kelpseaweeds to be burnt or processed, collectively, 1387.
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|Noun||1.||kelp - large brown seaweeds having fluted leathery fronds|
brown algae - algae having the chlorophyll masked by brown and yellow pigments
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kelp[kelp] N (Bot) → quelpo m (de Patagonia)
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005
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n → Seetang m
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007
kelp[kɛlp] n (seaweed) → laminaria
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995
n. cenizas de un tipo de alga marina rica en yodo.
English-Spanish Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012
kelpn kelp m, tipo de alga marina
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