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British Dictionary definitions for varec

varec

noun
  1. another name for kelp
  2. the ash obtained from kelp

Word Origin

C17: from French, from Old Norse wrek (unattested); see wreck
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Historical Examples

  • The product obtained after burning is known either as kelp or varec.

    Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 14, Slice 6

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