dulse

[ duhls ]
/ dʌls /

noun

a coarse, edible, red seaweed, Rhodymenia palmata.

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Origin of dulse

1540–50; Scots dial. < Scots Gaelic duileasg (by syncope, as in Scots, etc.)
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dulse
/ (dʌls) /

noun

any of several seaweeds, esp Rhodymenia palmata, that occur on rocks and have large red edible fronds

Word Origin for dulse

C17: from Old Irish duilesc seaweed
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