sargasso

2 definitions found

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Sargasso \Sar*gas"so\, noun [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.

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

sargasso

noun

1: brown algae with rounded bladders forming dense floating masses in tropical Atlantic waters as in the Sargasso Sea [syn: {gulfweed}, {sargassum}, {sargasso}, {Sargassum bacciferum}]


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