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noun
a common seaweed, Fucus vesiculosus, found in cold marine waters, having narrow brownish fronds with air-filled vesicles.
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How to use bladder wrack in a sentence

  • What was that dark-green object that kept appearing and disappearing, half-hidden by a mass of floating brown bladderwrack?

    The School by the Sea|Angela Brazil

British Dictionary definitions for bladder wrack

bladderwrack
/ (ˈblædəˌræk) /

noun
any of several seaweeds of the genera Fucus and Ascophyllum, esp F. vesiculosus, that grow in the intertidal regions of rocky shores and have branched brown fronds with air bladders
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