a purplish-brown, cartilaginous seaweed, Chondrus crispus, of the Atlantic coasts of Europe and North America.
- Also called carrageen, carragheen.
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There was none, but our gaze fell upon a bottle marked "Irish moss."Plum Pudding | Christopher Morley
British Dictionary definitions for Irish moss
another name for carrageen
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