sea moss

Definitions of sea moss
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n sessile aquatic animal forming mossy 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
Type of:
invertebrate
any animal lacking a backbone or notochord; the term is not used as a scientific classification

n any of various red algae having graceful rose to purple fronds (e.g. dulse or carrageen)

Type of:
red algae
marine algae in which the chlorophyll is masked by a red or purplish pigment; source of agar and carrageenan

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