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spume

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noun \ˈspyüm\

Simple Definition of spume

  • : bubbles that form on ocean waves

Full Definition of spume

  1. :  frothy matter on liquids :  foam, scum <ocean spume>

spu·mous play \ˈspyü-məs\ adjective
spumy play \-mē\ adjective

Examples of spume

  1. <spume floating on the ocean>



Origin of spume

Middle English, from Anglo-French, from Latin spuma — more at foam


First Known Use: 14th century


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spume

intransitive verb

Definition of spume

spumedspum·ing

  1. :  froth, foam



14th Century

First Known Use of spume

14th century


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