What is another word for sargassum?

Pronunciation: [sˈɑːɡəʃəm] (IPA)

Sargassum is a type of brown seaweed that is often found floating in large masses in the open ocean. It is an important part of many marine ecosystems and provides habitat for a variety of sea creatures. However, when it washes up on beaches in large quantities, it can become a nuisance. There are several synonyms for sargassum, including seaweed, kelp, and algae. While these words are not exact synonyms, they are all used to describe different types of marine plants that grow underwater. By using these words, scientists and researchers can better communicate about the different types of marine plants found in our oceans.

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What are the hypernyms for Sargassum?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.

Usage examples for Sargassum

Bound for warmer skies, she was, however, soon in the waters of the Gulf Stream, where the work of collecting began in the fields of sargassum, those drifting, wide-spread expanses of loose sea-weed carrying a countless population, lilliputian in size, to be sure, but very various in character.
"Louis Agassiz: His Life and Correspondence"
Louis Agassiz
Agassiz was no less interested than other naturalists have been in the old question so long asked and still unanswered, about the sargassum.
"Louis Agassiz: His Life and Correspondence"
Louis Agassiz
He had passed through the same region before, in going to Brazil, but then he was on a large ocean steamer, while from the little Hassler, of 360 tons, one could almost fish by hand from the sargassum fields.
"Louis Agassiz: His Life and Correspondence"
Louis Agassiz

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