Mousse de mer

Algue rouge irlandaise ou mousse de carrague, Chondrus crispus, sur une plage de sable en Galice, Espagne.
Synonymes :
Mousse d'Irlande
Catégories : Plante médicinale
Sea Moss (Wiktionary)

English

Noun

sea moss (countable and uncountable, plural sea mosses)

  1. Any marine organism resembling moss
    1. Any such branched marine bryozoan
    2. Certain red algae, such as:
      1. Chondrus crispus (Irish moss, carrageen moss)
      2. Endocladia muricata (turfweed, nailbrush seaweed)
      3. Kappaphycus alvarezii (elkhorn sea moss)
      4. Palmaria palmata (dulse)
    3. Certain green algae, such as
      1. Bryopsis africana, a green alga

References

  • sea moss in The Century Dictionary, The Century Co., New York, 1911.
  • sea moss at OneLook Dictionary Search
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