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laminaria


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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Laminaria  \Lam`i*na"ri*a\,  n.  [NL.  See  {Lamina}.]  (Bot.) 
  A  genus  of  great  seaweeds  with  long  and  broad  fronds;  kelp, 
  or  devil's  apron.  The  fronds  commonly  grow  in  clusters,  and 
  are  sometimes  from  thirty  to  fifty  feet  in  length.  See 
  Illust.  of  {Kelp}. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  Laminaria 
  n  :  type  genus  of  the  family  Laminariaceae:  perennial  brown 
  kelps  [syn:  {Laminaria},  {genus  Laminaria}] 




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