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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Dulse  \Dulse\  (d[u^]ls),  n.  [Cf.  Gael.  duileasg  duille  leaf  + 
  uisge  water.  Cf  {Whisky}.]  (Bot.) 
  A  seaweed  of  a  reddish  brown  color,  which  is  sometimes  eaten, 
  as  in  Scotland.  The  true  dulse  is  {Sarcophyllis  edulis};  the 
  common  is  {Rhodymenia}.  [Written  also  {dillisk.}] 
 
  The  crimson  leaf  of  the  dulse  is  seen  To  blush  like  a 
  banner  bathed  in  slaughter.  --Percival. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  dulse 
  n  :  coarse  edible  red  seaweed  [syn:  {Rhodymenia  palmata}] 




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