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Noun: carrageen  'ker-u,geen [N. Amer], 'ka-ru,geen [Brit]
  1. Dark purple edible seaweed of the Atlantic coasts of Europe and North America
    - Irish moss, carageen, carragheen, Chondrus crispus

Derived forms: carrageens

Type of: red algae

Part of: Chondrus, genus Chondrus

Encyclopedia: Carrageen