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seaweed

noun [U] uk   /ˈsiː.wiːd/ us  
a green, brown, or dark red plant that grows in the sea or on land very close to the sea
Translations of “seaweed”
in Korean 해초…
in Arabic طُحلُب البَحر…
in Portuguese alga marinha…
in Catalan alga, algues…
in Japanese 海草…
in Italian alga marina, alghe marine…
in Chinese (Traditional) 海草, 海藻…
in Russian водоросль…
in Turkish deniz yosunu…
in Chinese (Simplified) 海草, 海藻…
in Polish wodorosty…
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