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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.
Sea-otter's cabbage (Bot.), a gigantic kelp of the Pacific
Ocean (Nereocystis Lutkeana). See Nereocystis.
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
2. (Bot.) Any large blackish seaweed.
Note: Laminaria is the common kelp of Great Britain;
Macrocystis pyrifera and Nereocystis Lutkeana are
the great kelps of the Pacific Ocean.
Kelp crab (Zo["o]l.), a California spider crab (Epialtus productus
), found among seaweeds, which it resembles in
Kelp salmon (Zo["o]l.), a serranoid food fish (Serranus clathratus
) of California. See Cabrilla.
Nereocystis \Ne`re*o*cys"tis\, prop. n. [NL. See Nereid, and
A genus of gigantic seaweeds.
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.