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kelp

Etymology: ME, culp
1 any of the brown seaweed species of Laminaria found on the Atlantic coast of Europe.
2 the ashes of Laminaria seaweed burned in a process of extracting iodine and potassium salts.

kelp

(1) Bladderwrack, see there; Fucus vesiculosus.  
(2) Kelp, Laminaria digitata; tangleweed.
(3) Kelp, Laminaria saccharina; seawrack.

kelp

a large, coarse seaweed, the largest of all ALGAE.

kelp,

n Latin names:
Laminaria digitata, Laminaria japonica, Laminaria saccharina, Marcrocystis pyrifera; part used: fronds; uses: antiobesity, anticancer, antioxidant, antiviral, abortifacient, anticoagulant, high blood pressure, dietary source of iodine; precautions: children, pregnancy, lactation; patients with hyperthyroidism; can cause possible heavy metal toxicity. Also called
brown algae, horsetail, kombu, sea girdles, sea vegetables, seaweed, sugar wrack, or
tangleweed.

kelp

see seaweed.
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