Spumous

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • a Spumous Consisting of, containing, or covered with, froth, scum, or foam; frothy; foamy. "The spumous and florid state of the blood.""The spumy waves proclaim the watery war."
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • spumous Consisting of froth or scum; foamy.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • adjs Spumous consisting of froth: frothy: foamy
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
L. spumosus, fr. spuma, foam: cf. F. spumeux,
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
L. spumaspuĕre to spew.