dulse

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English[edit]

A plate of dulse.

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Etymology[edit]

From Irish duileasc, Scottish Gaelic duileasg; compare Welsh delysg.

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dulse (plural dulses)

  1. A seaweed of a reddish-brown color (Palmaria palmata) which is sometimes eaten, as in Scotland.
    • 1997, ‘Egil's Saga’, tr. Bernard Scudder, The Sagas of Icelanders, Penguin 2001, page 151:
      Then Egil said, ‘That happens if you eat dulse, it makes you even thirstier.’
    • 2002, Joseph O'Connor, Star of the Sea, Vintage 2003, page 90:
      They worked together on their father's patch: desperately, hungrily, from dawn to nightfall; dragging up dulse from the shore to nourish the stones; [...] but nothing much grew except their own sense of separation.

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Ladino[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin dulcis (compare Spanish dulce).

Adjective[edit]

dulse ? (Latin spelling)

  1. sweet, sugary

Noun[edit]

dulse m (Latin spelling)

  1. sweet preserves