sea lettuce

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n sea lettuce seaweed with edible translucent crinkly green fronds
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Sea lettuce certain papery green seaweeds of the genus Ulva.
    • Sea lettuce (Bot) The green papery fronds of several seaweeds of the genus Ulva, sometimes used as food.
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Usage

In literature:

A savage dance, a drama of the sea, of danger and feasting; the rape of the lettuce.
"White Shadows in the South Seas" by Frederick O'Brien
Ulva, or sea-lettuce, is to be found in abundance in all our small bays and inlets at low tide.
"Harper's Young People, August 17, 1880" by Various
We worked our way at times into small bays where green sea-lettuce lay in the shallow water in masses.
"Atlantic Narratives" by Mary Antin
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In news:

1 medium carrot 1 can (about 16 ounces) chickpeas (aka garbanzo beans) 1/4 cup mayonnaise Freshly ground sea salt and black pepper 2 tablespoons chopped fresh chives or garlic chives Torn lettuce leaves 4 whole-wheat, round pita pockets.
Langoustine and sea bass quenelle over seared spring romaine lettuce at Arugula.
Chang 's signature dishes include Chang 's Chicken Lettuce Wraps, Mongolian Beef and Oolong Marinated Sea Bass.
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