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carrageen

or carragheen

[kar-uh-geen] /ˈkær əˌgin/
noun
Origin of carrageen
1825-1835
First recorded in 1825-35; named after Carrageen in SE Ireland
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carrageen

/ˈkærəˌɡiːn/
noun
1.
an edible red seaweed, Chondrus crispus, of North America and N Europe Also called Irish moss
Word Origin
C19: from Carragheen, near Waterford, Ireland, where it is plentiful
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