car·ra·gheen (kărʹə-gēn') n.
Variant of carrageen.

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  • carragheen — [ karagɛn ] n. m. • 1832; nom de lieu irlandais, près de Waterford ♦ Bot. Algue jaune (Chondrus crispus) du littoral de l Atlantique nord, contenant un mucilage, utilisée en thérapeutique et dans l industrie alimentaire (carragheenates).SYN.… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Carragheen — (Caragahen, Carraghen, Muscus s. Fucus Caragahen, Irländisches Perlmoos), sind die getrockneten Äste von Sphaerococcus crispus s. Chondrus polymorphus, die gekocht sehr schleimig sind u. daher einhüllend, bei Brustkrankheiten, anhaltendem Husten… …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • carragheen — Carrageen Car ra*geen , Carrigeen Car ri*geen , n. A small, purplish, branching, cartilaginous seaweed ({Chondrus crispus}), which, when bleached, is the {Irish moss} of commerce. [Also written {carragheen}, {carageen}.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • carragheen — noun see carrageen …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • carragheen — car·ra·gheen (karґə gēn) 1. Chondrus crispus. chondrus (def. 2) …   Medical dictionary

  • carragheen — n. colloidal substance obtained from edible red seaweed (used in food products or industrial and pharmaceutical products as a thickening and stabilizing agent) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • carragheen — car·ra·gheen …   English syllables

  • carragheen — noun dark purple edible seaweed of the Atlantic coasts of Europe and North America • Syn: ↑Irish moss, ↑carrageen, ↑carageen, ↑Chondrus crispus • Hypernyms: ↑red algae • Member Holonyms: ↑Cho …   Useful english dictionary

  • Carragheen-Moos — od. Carragahen Moos, eine Alge der nördl. Meere, Chondrus oder Sphaerococcus crispus, fälschlich Moos genannt, mit reichem Gehalt an Schleim, wird besonders an den Küsten Irlands, Norwegens, Frankreichs etc. gesammelt und in getrocknetem Zustande …   Herders Conversations-Lexikon

  • Carragheen-Alge — Gemeiner Knorpeltang Knorpeltang (Chondrus crispus), Illustration aus Köhler s Medizinal Pflanzen Systematik Abteilung …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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