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sea tangle

n.
Any of various brown algae, especially a kelp of the genus Laminaria.
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sea tangle

n
(Plants) any of various brown seaweeds, esp any of the genus Laminaria
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Noun1.sea tangle - any of various kelps especially of the genus Laminaria
kelp - large brown seaweeds having fluted leathery fronds
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