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sea lettuce

n.
Any of several green algae of the genus Ulva, having a membranous, leaflike, irregularly shaped thallus that can be eaten fresh or dried in salads or soups.
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Sea lettuce, Ulva spp., is present in the estuaries of eastern and western North America, South America, western and southern Europe from Norway southward into the Black Sea.
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The man had been part of the annual operation to remove 2,000 tonnes of rotting sea lettuce from the beaches at Binic.
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