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English → English (gcide) Definition: Nereocystis Lutkeana Sea otter \Sea“ ot”ter\ (Zo["o]l.) An aquatic carnivore (Enhydris lutris syn. Enhydris marina ) found in the North Pacific Ocean. Its fur is highly valued, especially by the Chinese. It is allied to the common otter, but is larger, with feet more decidedly webbed. [1913 Webster] Sea-otter's cabbage (Bot.), a gigantic kelp of the Pacific Ocean (Nereocystis Lutkeana). See Nereocystis. [1913 Webster] Kelp \Kelp\ (k[e^]lp), n. [Formerly kilpe; of unknown origin.] 1. The calcined ashes of seaweed, -- formerly much used in the manufacture of glass, now used in the manufacture of iodine. [1913 Webster] 2. (Bot.) Any large blackish seaweed. [1913 Webster] Note: Laminaria is the common kelp of Great Britain; Macrocystis pyrifera and Nereocystis Lutkeana are the great kelps of the Pacific Ocean. [1913 Webster] Kelp crab (Zo["o]l.), a California spider crab (Epialtus productus ), found among seaweeds, which it resembles in color. Kelp salmon (Zo["o]l.), a serranoid food fish (Serranus clathratus ) of California. See Cabrilla. [1913 Webster] Nereocystis \Ne`re*o*cys"tis\, prop. n. [NL. See Nereid, and Cyst.] (Bot.) A genus of gigantic seaweeds. [1913 Webster] Note: Nereocystis Lutkeana, of the North Pacific, has a stem many fathoms long, terminating in a great vesicle, which is crowned with a tuft of long leaves. The stem is used by the Alaskans for fishing lines. [1913 Webster]

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