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sea-weed

[OED different sp.; from habitat near rather than in the sea] n. a land plant, Rhachical­lis rupestris: 1889 Called by the fishermen "sea­weed", . . usually confined to rocks along the shore (Gardner 386). (Black)

Tags: noun, plant

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Last update: 2011-08-07 23:04
Author: Holm and Shilling, DBE, 1982
Revision: 1.0

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