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Rhodymenia palmata

Definition:

a coarse edible red seaweed

Class:

animal noun (animals and microorganisms)

Usage:

species

Plural:

Rhodymenia palmata*
(* Rhodymenia palmata may be used in a singular or plural context)

Original source:

Princeton WordNet

Synonyms:

dulse | R. palmata [abbreviation, species]

Definition references  (+images)

Wikipedia:

Palmaria palmata [species] | dulse | dillisk | dilsk | red dulse | sea lettuce flakes | creathnach

a red alga previously referred to as Rhodymenia palmata Greville. It grows on the northern coasts of the Atlantic and Pacific oceans. It's a well-known snack food. In Iceland, where it's known as söl, it has been an important source of fiber... (42 of 1351 words, 2 images)

en​.wikipedia​.org​/wiki​/Palmaria palmata

Oxford Dictionary:

dulse | Rhodymenia palmata [species]

a dark red edible seaweed with flattened branching fronds.; Rhodymenia palmata, division Rhodophyta (13 of 42 words, pronunciation)

oxforddictionaries​.com​/definition​/english​/dulse

Random House Dictionary:

dulse | Rhodymenia palmata [species]

a coarse, edible, red seaweed. (5 of 12 words, pronunciation)

dictionary​.infoplease​.com​/dulse

Britannica Encyclopedia:

dulse [biology]

red seaweed found along both coasts of the North Atlantic. When fresh, it has the texture of thin rubber; both the amount of branching and size vary. ... (27 of 100 words, 1 image)

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Wiktionary:

dulse | dulses [plural] | dillisk | dilsk | Palmaria palmata [species]

A seaweed of a reddish-brown color (Palmaria palmata) which is sometimes eaten, as in Scotland. (15 of 48 words, 2 usage examples, pronunciation, 1 image)

en​.wiktionary​.org​/wiki​/dulse

New World Dictionary:

dulse

any of several edible red algae (especially Rhodymenia palmata) with large, wedge-shaped fronds (13 of 20 words, pronunciation, 1 image)

www​.yourdictionary​.com​/dulse

Collins Dictionary:

dulse

any of several seaweeds, especially "Rhodymenia palmata", that occur on rocks and have large red edible fronds (17 of 302 words, 2 usage examples, pronunciation)

www​.collinsdictionary​.com​/dictionary​/english​/dulse

Merriam-Webster:

dulse

any of several coarse red seaweeds (especially Palmaria palmata) found especially in northern latitudes and used as a food condiment (20 of 42 words, pronunciation)

www​.merriam-webster​.com​/dictionary​/dulse

American Heritage Dictionary:

dulse

An edible red alga "(Palmaria palmata") that grows on rocky shores on both sides of the northern Atlantic Ocean. (19 of 30 words, pronunciation)

www​.yourdictionary​.com​/dulse

Encarta Dictionary:

dulse | dulses [plural] | Palmaria palmata [Latin]

a red alga with edible fronds that grows in the intertidal zone and near the low-water mark in northern temperate seas. (21 of 47 words, pronunciation)

encarta​.msn​.com​/dictionary 1861606911​/definition​.html  [offline]

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