rockweed

[ rok-weed ]
/ ˈrɒkˌwid /

noun

a fucoid seaweed growing on rocks exposed at low tide.

RELATED WORDS


Nearby words

  1. rocks in one's head, have,
  2. rockshaft,
  3. rockumentary,
  4. rockville,
  5. rockville centre,
  6. rockwell,
  7. rockwell number,
  8. rockwell, norman,
  9. rockwork,
  10. rocky

Origin of rockweed

First recorded in 1620–30; rock1 + weed1

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British Dictionary definitions for rockweed

rockweed

/ (ˈrɒkˌwiːd) /

noun

any of various seaweeds that grow on rocks exposed at low tide
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