Definition of Carageen

1. Noun. Dark purple edible seaweed of the Atlantic coasts of Europe and North America.

Exact synonyms: Carrageen, Carragheen, Chondrus Crispus, Irish Moss
Generic synonyms: Red Algae
Group relationships: Chondrus, Genus Chondrus



Definition of Carageen

1. n. See Carrageen.

Definition of Carageen

1. an edible seaweed [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Carageen

caracoling
caracolite
caracolito
caracolled
caracolling
caracols
caracoly
caract
caracts
caracul
caraculs
carafe
carafes
caragana
caraganas
carageen (current term)
carageens
caramba
carambola
carambola tree
carambolas
caramel
caramel apple
caramel apples
caramel brown
caramel bun
caramelisation
caramelise
caramelised
caramelises

Literary usage of Carageen

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1. The Treasury of Botany: A Popular Dictionary of the Vegetable Kingdom; with by John Lindley (1866)
"... also written carageen, under which name its properties are noticed. CARRIA. The name sometimes given to a beautiful Ceylon tree, of the tea family ..."

2. The Invalid's Own Book: A Collection of Recipes from Various Books and by Mary Anne Boode Cust (1853)
"... by adding to the water in which it is soaked a small quantity of carbonate of soda. carageen OR IRISH MOSS JELLY; Is made the same way. ..."

3. Recent Improvements in Arts, Manufactures, and Mines: Being a Supplement to by Andrew Ure (1845)
"The coriander-seeds are coarsely bruised, and added along with the hops and carageen moss, to the boiling mash-worts, about twenty or thirty minutes before ..."

4. A Dictionary of English Plant-names by James Britten, Robert Holland (1886)
"See carageen. Prior, p. 39. Carraway. Carum Carni, L.—In Turn. Lib. and in Hal. the fruits are ... Banff. Phyt. vi. 444, N. s. Carrigeen. See carageen. ..."

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