Definition of Rockweed

1. Noun. Coarse brown seaweed growing on rocks exposed at low tide.




Definition of Rockweed

1. n. Any coarse seaweed growing on sea-washed rocks, especially Fucus.

Definition of Rockweed

1. Noun. ''Ascophyllum nodosum'', a seaweed also known as kelp. ¹

2. Noun. ''Fucus vesiculosus'', a similar seaweed also known as bladderwrack. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Rockweed

1. a brown seaweed [n -S]

Medical Definition of Rockweed

1. Any coarse seaweed growing on sea-washed rocks, especially Fucus. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Rockweed

rocksalt
rockscape
rockscapes
rockshaft
rockshafts
rockslide
rockslides
rockstar
rockstardom
rockstars
rocksteady
rocksucker
rocksuckers
rockumentaries
rockumentary
rockweed (current term)
rockweeds
rockwood
rockwork
rockworks
rocky
rocky mountain spotted fever
rocky road
rocoa
rococo
rococos
rocoto
rocotos
rocquet
rocquets

Literary usage of Rockweed

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1. Laboratory Manual of Biology by George William Hunter, Morris Crawford Valentine (1906)
"What reason can you give for calling rockweed a thallus ? 3. ... What evidence can you give that rockweed contains chlorophyll? b. ..."

2. Laboratory Manual of Biology by George William Hunter, Morris Crawford Valentine (1906)
"What reason can you give for calling rockweed a thallus ? 3. ... What evidence can you give that rockweed contains chlorophyll? b. ..."

3. Introduction to Elementary Practical Biology: A Laboratory Guide for High by Charles Wright Dodge (1894)
"rockweed is to be found almost everywhere along the coast, attached to the surface of rocks, timbers, shells, etc., or carried along by the currents or cast ..."

4. Guide to Localities Illustrating the Geology, Marine Zoology, and Botany of by Amadeus William Grabau, Joseph Edmund Woodman (1898)
"In consequence, the usual position of this hydroid is under the rockweed, upon its stems, or on the ledges. Thus it is not only protected from the force of ..."

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