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giant kelp

any of various very large kelps of the genera Laminaria, Macrocystis, and Nereocystis. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • The sea is a vast reservoir of potash, and seaweed, especially the giant kelp, absorbs large quantities of this potash.

    General Science Bertha M. Clark
  • A specimen of giant kelp was secured from alongside of the ship, broken off at arm's length below the surface of the water.

    Equatorial America Maturin M. Ballou
  • They would find that an inexhaustible supply of potash could be manufactured from the giant kelp beds of the Pacific Coast.

    Our National Defense: George Hebard Maxwell

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