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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :
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) 3.0 (2006) :
n 1: type genus of the family Laminariaceae: perennial brown
kelps [syn: Laminaria, genus Laminaria]
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