Definition of Sea lettuce

1. Noun. Seaweed with edible translucent crinkly green fronds.

Exact synonyms: Laver
Generic synonyms: Chlorophyte, Green Algae
Group relationships: Genus Ulva, Ulva



Definition of Sea lettuce

1. Noun. Any of several edible seaweeds of the genus ''Ulva''. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Medical Definition of Sea lettuce

1. The green papery fronds of several seaweeds of the genus Ulva, sometimes used as food. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Sea Lettuce

sea lamprey
sea lampreys
sea lane
sea lanes
sea language
sea lark
sea larks
sea lavender
sea lawyer
sea legs
sea lemon
sea lemons
sea leopard
sea leopards
sea letter
sea lettuce (current term)
sea lettuces
sea level
sea levels
sea lilies
sea lily
sea lion
sea lions
sea loach
sea louse
sea mantis
sea mark
sea mat
sea maw

Literary usage of Sea lettuce

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1. The Natural History of Plants: Their Forms, Growth, Reproduction, and by Anton Kerner von Marilaun, Francis Wall Oliver, Mary Frances (Ewart) Macdonald, Marian (Balfour) Busk (1895)
"As long as the Sea- lettuce adhered closely to the rocks below the surface of the water it displayed a brilliant emerald green; the water in which it was ..."

2. The Natural History of Plants: Their Forms, Growth, Reproduction, and by Anton Kerner von Marilaun (1902)
"How quickly a glaring light is able to destroy the chlorophyll can be well seen in the green Sea-lettuce on the shore below. In a high sea a violent wave ..."

3. A Laboratory Manual in Practical Botany by Charles Herbert Clark (1898)
"... 1 These spores are easily obtained by allowing some of the sea lettuce to go to decay in a jar of sea water. Arrange Practical Studies of sea lettuce. ..."

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