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seaweed

(sē′wēd′)
n.
1. Any of numerous marine algae, such as a kelp, rockweed, or gulfweed.
2. A mass of such algae.

Sargassam

Chinese medicine
A genus of brown seaweed harvested from coastal waters which is a diuretic; it is used for thyroid conditions, to reduce phlegm, and for hernia-related and testicular pain. Some data suggest that sargassam may lower blood pressure and cholesterol, and have antifungal activity.

seaweed

sea plants harvested for livestock feed; claimed to be a rich source of minerals and vitamins. When fed to laying hens may discolor yolks.
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He claims the barrier is of little or no use against sea weed, jelly fish or other floating rubbish because it is only two metres deep and the water depth in the location is in excess of five metres.
The sisters also go through a bit of miso paste, beer, sake, Japanese rice, and sea weed sheets, which they buy in bulk on trips to Seattle.
They contain all soil nutrients, but the salt content means that fresh sea weed should be rinsed before use.
This can be done with the names of students in the class during the roll, or with names of objects, things or actions related to the class theme, for example, beach, sea weed, sand castle, building.
They are tuna, shrimp, skipjack, the grouper (kerapu), kakap, nila ekor kuning, pindang, sea weed and pearl shell.
Marine Corps' Camp Schwab -- has "developed a sea weed habitat and coral reefs, and maintained sound and diverse ecosystems.