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spumescent

[spyoo-mes-uh nt]
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adjective
  1. foamy; foamlike; frothy.
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Origin of spumescent

First recorded in 1855–60; spume + -escent
Related formsspu·mes·cence, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for spumescent

spumescent

adjective
  1. producing or resembling foam or froth
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Derived Formsspumescence, noun
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