/ (ˈɔːˌwiːd) /
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any of various brown seaweeds, especially a kelp of the genus Laminaria, with long broad fronds, common below the low-water mark
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Word Origin for oarweed
from earlier oreweed, from wore, from Old English wār seaweed + weed 1
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Broad-leaved oarweed covered it like giant hair, and hung drooping into the deep black pool beneath.A Poor Man's House|Stephen Sydney Reynolds