sea lettuce


Also found in: Thesaurus, Medical, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.

sea lettuce

n.
Any of several green algae of the genus Ulva, having a membranous, leaflike, irregularly shaped thallus that can be eaten fresh or dried in salads or soups.
American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright © 2016 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

sea lettuce

n
(Plants) any of various green seaweeds of the genus Ulva, which have edible wavy translucent fronds
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014

sea′ let`tuce


n.
any seaweed of the genus Ulva.
Random House Kernerman Webster's College Dictionary, © 2010 K Dictionaries Ltd. Copyright 2005, 1997, 1991 by Random House, Inc. All rights reserved.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.sea lettuce - seaweed with edible translucent crinkly green frondssea lettuce - seaweed with edible translucent crinkly green fronds
chlorophyte, green algae - algae that are clear green in color; often growing on wet ricks or damp wood or the surface of stagnant water
genus Ulva, Ulva - type genus of the family Ulvaceae; green seaweed having a thallus two cells thick: sea lettuce
Based on WordNet 3.0, Farlex clipart collection. © 2003-2012 Princeton University, Farlex Inc.
References in periodicals archive ?
POACHED MONKFISH, SEA LETTUCE, DULSE, PICKLED NORI For the pickled nori: 1 cup seaweed vinegar 1 cup sugar 1 tablespoon salt 2 ounces nori, cleaned and thinly sliced For the fish stock: Bones from 4 monkfish tails 1 onion, peeled and halved 1/2 cup northern bayberry leaves, loosely packed For the dashi: 2 cups duck stock 1/2 ounce dried sugar kelp 1/2 ounce dried hen-of-the woods mushrooms 2 dried black garlic cloves 1 teaspoon fennel seeds, toasted For the dish: 8 1 1/2 ounce pieces monkfish, cleaned and trimmed 1 ounce dulse, cleaned Grape seed oil, as needed White pepper to taste 2 ounces sea lettuce, cleaned and torn into medium pieces Fennel seeds Sea rocket leaves and flowers FOR THE PICKLED NORI: In a saucepan, combine seaweed vinegar, sugar, and salt and bring to a boil.
'The area should be conserved as it has some unique trees such as Balau Putih, Kelat Jambu Laut or Sea Apple and Ambung Ambung also known as Sea Lettuce Tree, which attract the turtles and we don't have many beach forests left in the country.
One day we can be out rowing for sea lettuce or climbing trees for Scots pine needles, another day we'll be running the still or hand labelling bottles.
From razor clams to sea lettuce and rock samphire, each dish on the eight-course menu will revolve around and focus on a particular ingredient from the chef's recent trip across the border.
The last of the main dishes was Greshingham duck with corn, sweet potato, shitake mushroom, Tosazu sea lettuce and peanuts, served with a glass of Spanish Syrah, Hacienda Casa Del Valle, 2012.
With each new wave, the habitats of dulse sea lettuce flakes are invaded by tiny toy soldiers, escaped from landfill or flushed ignorantly down toilets.
But you might never know that Swansea Bay is teeming with a rich variety of coastal wildlife - including an array of sea birds, Pacific oysters and even sea lettuce.
There are many Tutka Bay takes on traditional crowd pleasers, like Halibut Sliders, but also many unusual recipes that reflect the local ingredients and sense of place, like Sea Lettuce Relish, Bull Whip Kelp Sweet and Spicy Pickles, Homemade Sea Salt, and Salmon with Miso Butter Pasta.
Brant feed on sea lettuce and other plants that grow in the tidal mud of the Jersey Shore's bays.
Video footage from the resort city of Qingdao showed bathers frolicking in the algae, swimming amongst it and carrying out handfuls of the material, which is known as "sea lettuce" in China, according to The New York Times.
In the mix of sea lettuce and other red and brown seaweeds, sea perch, skate, wolf fish, sea robins, hake, scup, rock crabs and goosefish find their way into our traps.