noun Examples Word Origin Contemporary Examples 5 Pioneering Ways to Cook with Beer Stacey Slate February 1, 2010 Historical Examples Red Gauntlet Sir Walter Scott
an alga of the class Phaeophyceae, usually brown owing to the presence of brown pigments in addition to the chlorophyll. brown alga (broun) Any of various photosynthetic protists belonging to the phylum Phaeophyta, almost all of which live in marine environments. Brown algae have chlorophylls a and c as well large quantities of the pigment […]
plural noun any algae of the phylum Phaeophyta, such as the wracks and kelps, which contain a brown pigment in addition to chlorophyll Historical Examples The Blue Ghost Mystery Harold Leland Goodwin
requiring only a brief period of browning, as in an oven, before being ready to serve: brown-and-serve rolls.