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[mass noun] A large brown kelp with a long hard stalk and a large oar-shaped frond divided into ribbon-like strips, growing on rocky shores.Also called tangle
- ‘An entirely natural extract, it is based on seaweed or tangle (oarweed), widely available around Scotland's shores and islands.’
- ‘Closely related species in the Atlantic may be referred to as oarweed or more loosely as kelp or wrack.’
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