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carrageen


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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Carrageen  \Car"ra*geen`\,  Carrigeen  \Car"ri*geen`\,  n. 
  A  small  purplish,  branching,  cartilaginous  seaweed 
  ({Chondrus  crispus}),  which  when  bleached,  is  the  {Irish 
  moss}  of  commerce.  [Also  written  {carragheen},  {carageen}.] 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  carrageen 
  n  :  dark  purple  edible  seaweed  of  the  Atlantic  coasts  of  Europe 
  and  North  America  [syn:  {Irish  moss},  {carageen},  {carragheen}, 
  {Chondrus  crispus}] 




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