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Meaning of SEA MOSS

Pronunciation:  see mos

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  any of various red algae having graceful rose to purple fronds (e.g. dulse or carrageen)
  2. [n]  sessile aquatic animal forming mosslike colonies of small polyps each having a curved or circular ridge bearing tentacles; attach to stones or seaweed and reproduce by budding
 
 Synonyms: bryozoan, moss animal, polyzoan, sea mat
 
 See Also: Bryozoa, invertebrate, phylum Bryozoa, polyzoa, red algae

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Sea" moss`\ (?; 115). (Zo["o]l.)
Any branched marine bryozoan resembling moss.

 

 

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