Origin of carrageen
First recorded in 1825–35; named after Carrageen in SE Ireland
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Examples from the Web for carrageen
The rock seaweed (called dillisk) and carrageen moss are used.China
Sir Henry Arthur Blake
After standing 24 hours, it can be used in the same way, as carrageen size.
The Carrageen or Iceland moss, or lichen is one of the algae of the sea.
Carrageen costs but little, and is considered extremely salutary for persons of delicate constitutions.Directions for Cookery, in its Various Branches
I have experimented with carrageen or Irish moss and the Sea-moss Farine preparation, and find them unsatisfactory.The Golden Age Cook Book
Henrietta Latham Dwight
carragheen or carageen
- an edible red seaweed, Chondrus crispus, of North America and N EuropeAlso called: Irish moss
C19: from Carragheen, near Waterford, Ireland, where it is plentiful