Definition of Dulse

1. Noun. Coarse edible red seaweed.

Exact synonyms: Rhodymenia Palmata
Generic synonyms: Red Algae
Group relationships: Genus Rhodymenia, Rhodymenia



Definition of Dulse

1. n. A seaweed of a reddish brown color, which is sometimes eaten, as in Scotland. The true dulse is Sarcophyllis edulis; the common is Rhodymenia. [Written also dillisk.]

Definition of Dulse

1. Noun. A seaweed of a reddish-brown color (''Palmaria palmata'') which is sometimes eaten, as in Scotland. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Dulse

1. an edible seaweed [n -S]

Medical Definition of Dulse

1. A seaweed of a reddish brown colour, which is sometimes eaten, as in Scotland. The true dulse is Sarcophyllis edulis; the common is Rhodymenia. Alternative forms: dillisk] "The crimson leaf of the dulse is seen To blush like a banner bathed in slaughter." (Percival) Origin: Cf. Gael. Duileasg; duille leaf + uisge water. Cf. Whisky. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Dulse

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Literary usage of Dulse

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1. A Whaling Cruise to Baffin's Bay and the Gulf of Boothia: And an Account of by Albert Hastings Markham (1874)
"Another favourite edible of our worthy captain is a seaweed called " dulse," * which is picked up in large quantities on the beach at Droughty Ferry. ..."

2. Roger of Wendover's Flowers of History: Comprising the History of England by Roger, Matthew Paris (1849)
"... first dulse of Normandy. AD 935. Robert, first duke of Normandy, departed this life in a good old age, having appointed his son William, a most handsome ..."

3. The New Sydenham Society's Lexicon of Medicine and the Allied Sciences ...by Henry Power, Leonard William Sedgwick, New Sydenham Society by Henry Power, Leonard William Sedgwick, New Sydenham Society (1882)
"See dulse. Dulce do. ... note over the lung when it trivet a sound and a resistance, as when percussing over wood. Du long and Pe tit s law. That the dulse ..."

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