Definition of Kelp

1. Noun. Large brown seaweeds having fluted leathery fronds.

Generic synonyms: Brown Algae
Group relationships: Genus Laminaria, Laminaria
Specialized synonyms: Sea Tangle, Tang



Definition of Kelp

1. n. The calcined ashes of seaweed, -- formerly much used in the manufacture of glass, now used in the manufacture of iodine.

Definition of Kelp

1. Noun. (botany) any of several large brown seaweeds (order Laminariales). ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Kelp

1. to burn a type of seaweed [v -ED, -ING, -S]

Medical Definition of Kelp

1. 1. The calcined ashes of seaweed, formerly much used in the manufacture of glass, now used in the manufacture of iodine. 2. Any large blackish seaweed. Laminaria is the common kelp of Great Britain; Macrocystis pyrifera and Nereocystis Lutkeana are the great kelps of the Pacific Ocean. Kelp crab, a serranoid food fish (Serranus clathratus) of California. See Cabrilla. Origin: Formerly kilpe; of unknown origin. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

Lexicographical Neighbors of Kelp

kellaut
kellauts
kellies
kellipot
kells
kelly green
kellyite
keloid
keloidal
keloidosis
keloids
keloplasty
kelotomies
kelotomy
kelp (current term)
kelp greenling
kelped
kelper
kelpers
kelpfish
kelpfishes
kelpie
kelpies
kelping
kelps
kelpware
kelpwort
kelpy
kelson

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