spumy

spume

[spyoom]
verb (used with object), spumed, spuming.
1.
to eject or discharge as or like foam or froth; spew (often followed by forth ).
verb (used without object), spumed, spuming.
2.
to foam; froth.
noun
3.
foam, froth, or scum.

Origin:
1300–50; Middle English < Latin spūma foam, froth; akin to foam

spumous, spumy, adjective
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spume (spjuːm)
 
n
1.  foam or surf, esp on the sea; froth
 
vb
2.  (intr) to foam or froth
 
[C14: from Old French espume, from Latin spūma; related to spuere to spew]
 
'spumous
 
adj
 
'spumy
 
adj

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spume
1390, from O.Fr. spume, from L. spuma "foam" (cf. It. spuma, Sp. espuma); cognate with O.E. fam, O.H.G. veim "foam" (see foam).
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