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Definition of spume noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

spume

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//spjuːm//
 
; NAmE NAmE//spjuːm//
 
[uncountable] (literary)
 
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the mass of white bubbles that forms in waves when the sea is rough synonym foam The wind whipped up the sea into clouds of spume. Word Origin late Middle English: from Old French (e)spume or Latin spuma.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: spume