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 for Laminaria
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.
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  Laminaria
      n 1: type genus of the family Laminariaceae: perennial brown
           kelps [syn: Laminaria, genus Laminaria]

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