oarweed

/ (ˈɔːˌwiːd) /

noun

any of various brown seaweeds, especially a kelp of the genus Laminaria, with long broad fronds, common below the low-water mark

Nearby words

  1. oared,
  2. oarfish,
  3. oarlock,
  4. oars,
  5. oarsman,
  6. oary,
  7. oas,
  8. oasean,
  9. oasis,
  10. oasitic

Word Origin for oarweed

from earlier oreweed, from wore, from Old English wār seaweed + weed 1

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