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2. The plant Chondrus crispus, fucus crispus, or Gigartina mamillosa (family Gigartinaceae); a demulcent in chronic and intestinal disorders.
Synonym: carrageen, carragheen, irish moss, pearl moss.
Origin: G. Chondros, gristle
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