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seafood

[see-food] /ˈsiˌfud/
noun
1.
any fish or shellfish from the sea used for food.
Origin of seafood
1830-1840
1830-40, Americanism
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  • They have attempted to supply the community with seafood, but there are not enough sailing vessels.

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  • I expected to breakfast at home; now we will get some seafood.'

  • Yet most of this part of the river is still beautiful and continues to yield good harvests of seafood.

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British Dictionary definitions for seafood

seafood

/ˈsiːˌfuːd/
noun
1.
edible saltwater fish or shellfish
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Word Origin and History for seafood
n.

"food obtained from the sea," 1836, American English, from sea + food.

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