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[mass noun] An edible seaweed with green fronds that resemble lettuce leaves.
- ‘For other species you should look closely at the kelp and purple sea lettuces, where you will often find various exotic-looking examples in the process of mating.’
- ‘Species of sea lettuce form light yellowish green to dark green sheets and are common to our area and most shorelines around the world.’
- ‘Removing the sea lettuce will reduce the amount of nutrients in the ecosystem, which would be returned to the water if algae were allowed to decompose in place.’
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The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.