vraic

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Auregnais vraic (seaweed).

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vraic (uncountable)

  1. (Channel Islands) Seaweed gathered for use as a fertilizer or fuel.
    • 1974, GB Edwards, The Book of Ebenezer Le Page, New York 2007, p. 45:
      There was some sort of big pans, I didn't know what they was for; but Jim said once upon a time they was used to boil vraic to make iodine.

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Etymology[edit]

From a Germanic source; compare English wrack, Dutch wrak, German Wrack.

Noun[edit]

vraic m (usually uncountable)

  1. seaweed, vraic