a relatively calm area of water in the N Atlantic, NE of the West Indies.
a calm area of the N Atlantic, between the Caribbean and the Azores, where there is an abundance of floating seaweed of the genus Sargassum
noun 1. any seaweed of the genus Sargassum, widely distributed in the warmer waters of the globe, as S. bacciferum, the common gulfweed. noun 1. any floating brown seaweed of the genus Sargassum, such as gulfweed, of warm seas, having ribbon-like fronds containing air sacs
[sahr-gas-uh m-fish] /sɑrˈgæs əmˌfɪʃ/ noun, plural sargassumfishes (especially collectively) sargassumfish. 1. an olive-brown and black frogfish, Histrio histrio, inhabiting tropical Atlantic and western Pacific seas among floating sargassum weed.
noun, Informal. 1. sergeant. noun 1. (informal) sergeant: used esp as a term of address sarge
noun 1. Sir (Harold) Malcolm (Watts) 1895–1967, English conductor. 2. John Singer, 1856–1925, U.S. painter. noun 1. Sir (Harold) Malcolm (Watts). 1895–1967, English conductor 2. John Singer. 1856–1925, US painter, esp of society portraits; in London from 1885