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spumescent

[ spyoo-mes-uhnt ]
/ spyuˈmɛs ənt /
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adjective
foamy; foamlike; frothy.
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Origin of spumescent

First recorded in 1855–60; spume + -escent

OTHER WORDS FROM spumescent

spu·mes·cence, noun

Words nearby spumescent

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British Dictionary definitions for spumescent

spumescent
/ (spjuːˈmɛsənt) /

adjective
producing or resembling foam or froth

Derived forms of spumescent

spumescence, noun
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