sea lettuce

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noun

any seaweed of the genus Ulva, having large leaflike blades.

Nearby words

  1. sea lavender,
  2. sea lawyer,
  3. sea leather,
  4. sea legs,
  5. sea letter,
  6. sea level,
  7. sea lily,
  8. sea lion,
  9. sea loch,
  10. sea lord

Origin of sea lettuce

First recorded in 1660–70

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British Dictionary definitions for sea lettuce

sea lettuce

noun

any of various green seaweeds of the genus Ulva, which have edible wavy translucent fronds
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