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Laver vs. Nori

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Lavernoun

A red alga/seaweed, Porphyra umbilicalis (syn. Porphyra laciniata), eaten as a vegetable.

Norinoun

A type of seaweed, a red alga, laver (genus Pyropia, including species Pyropia yezoensis and Pyropia tenera).

Lavernoun

Other seaweeds similar in appearance or use, especially:

Norinoun

The seaweed, chopped and formed into sheets, used in the preparation of sushi.

Lavernoun

Porphyra vulgaris

Norinoun

A type of dried seaweed, pressed into sheets and used as a seasoning or as a wrapper for sushi.

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Lavernoun

One who laves: a washer.

Nori

Nori (海苔) is a dried edible seaweed used in Japanese cuisine, made from species of the red algae genus Pyropia including P. yezoensis and P. tenera. It has a strong and distinctive flavor, and is often used to wrap rolls of sushi or onigiri (rice balls).

Lavernoun

Where one laves, a washroom, particularly a lavatorium, the washing area in a monastery.

Lavernoun

That which laves, particularly a washbasin.

Lavernoun

A vessel for washing; a large basin.

Lavernoun

A large brazen vessel placed in the court of the Jewish tabernacle where the officiating priests washed their hands and feet.

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Lavernoun

That which washes or cleanses.

Lavernoun

One who laves; a washer.

Lavernoun

The fronds of certain marine algæ used as food, and for making a sauce called laver sauce. Green laver is the Ulva latissima; purple laver, Porphyra laciniata and Porphyra vulgaris. It is prepared by stewing, either alone or with other vegetables, and with various condiments; - called also sloke, or sloakan.

Lavernoun

Australian tennis player who in 1962 was the second man to win the Australian and French and English and United States singles titles in the same year; in 1969 he repeated this feat (born in 1938)

Lavernoun

(Old Testament) large basin used by a priest in an ancient Jewish temple to perform ritual ablutions

Lavernoun

edible red seaweeds

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Lavernoun

seaweed with edible translucent crinkly green fronds

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