HyperDic: red_algae

English > 1 sense of the expression red algae:
NOUNanimalred algaemarine algae in which the chlorophyll is masked by a red or purplish pigment
English > red algae: 1 sense > noun 1, animal
Meaningmarine algae in which the chlorophyll is masked by a red or purplish pigment; source of agar and carrageenan.
Member ofRhodophyta, division RhodophytaLower plants
PartscarposporeA nonmotile spore of red algae
NarrowerIrish moss, carrageen, carageen, carragheen, Chondrus crispusdark purple edible seaweed of the Atlantic coasts of Europe and North America
dulse, Rhodymenia palmatacoarse edible red seaweed
red laver, laveredible red seaweeds
sea mossAny of various red algae having graceful rose to purple fronds (e.g. dulse or carrageen)
Broaderalga, algaePrimitive chlorophyll-containing mainly aquatic eukaryotic organisms lacking true stems and roots and leaves
Spanishalgas rojas, rodófitas
Catalanalga vermella, rodòfit

©2001-22 · HyperDic hyper-dictionary · Contact

English | Spanish | Catalan
Privacy | Robots

Valid XHTML 1.0 Strict