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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 kelp /ˈkɛlp/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 kelp /ˈkɛlp/ 名詞

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Kelp n.
 1. The calcined ashes of seaweed, -- formerly much used in the manufacture of glass, now used in the manufacture of iodine.
 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 Zool., a California spider crab (Epialtus productus), found among seaweeds, which it resembles in color.
 Kelp salmon Zool., a serranoid food fish (Serranus clathratus) of California. See Cabrilla.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n : large brown seaweeds having fluted leathery fronds