Definition of sargasso in English:

sargasso

(also sargasso weed)

noun

  • another term for sargassum
    • ‘Fishing produced little to eat; the only life seemed to be sea turtles, an occasional whale, and the Sargasso weed itself.’

Origin

Late 16th century: from Portuguese sargaço, of unknown origin.

Pronunciation:

sargasso

/sɑːˈɡasəʊ/