spoondrift

noun
spoon·​drift | \ ˈspünˌdrift \
plural -s

Definition of spoondrift

: spray blown from waves during a gale at sea : spindrift

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History and Etymology for spoondrift

alteration (influenced by spoon entry 4) of earlier spenedrift, from Scots speendrift

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“Spoondrift.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/spoondrift. Accessed 20 Sep. 2021.

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