sea-foam

noun (1)

Definition of sea-foam

 (Entry 1 of 2)

1 : froth on the sea
2 [translation of German meerschaum] : meerschaum sense 1

seafoam

noun (2)
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Definition of seafoam (Entry 2 of 2)

: a brilliant to light green that is very slightly lighter than chrysoprase

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History and Etymology for sea-foam

Noun (1)

Middle English seefome, from see sea + fome, fom foam

Noun (2)

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“Sea-foam.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/sea-foam. Accessed 17 Sep. 2021.

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