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Meaning of SARGASSO

Pronunciation:  sârg'asow

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  brown algae with rounded bladders forming dense floating masses in tropical Atlantic waters as in the Sargasso Sea
 

SARGASSO is a 8 letter word that starts with S.

 

 Synonyms: gulfweed, sargassum, Sargassum bacciferum
 
 See Also: brown algae, genus Sargassum

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Sar*gas"so\, n. [Sp. sargazo seaweed.] (Bot.)
The gulf weed. See under {Gulf}.

{Sargasso Sea}, a large tract of the North Atlantic Ocean
   where sargasso in great abundance floats on the surface.

 

 

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