HyperDic: carrageen

English > 1 sense of the word carrageen:
NOUNanimalcarrageen, Irish moss, carageen, carragheen, Chondrus crispusdark purple edible seaweed of the Atlantic coasts of Europe and North America
English > carrageen: 1 sense > noun 1, animal
Meaningdark purple edible seaweed of the Atlantic coasts of Europe and North America.
SynonymsIrish moss, carageen, carragheen, Chondrus crispus
Member ofChondrus, genus ChondrusA genus of protoctist
Broaderred algaemarine algae in which the chlorophyll is masked by a red or purplish pigment
Spanishmusgo de Irlanda
CatalanChondrus crispus

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