Meerschaum

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German[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Meer (sea) +‎ Schaum (foam).

Pronunciation[edit]

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Noun[edit]

Meerschaum m (genitive Meerschaums or Meerschaumes, plural Meerschäume)

  1. seafoam (the foam of the churned-up sea)
  2. a soft white mineral, meerschaum
    Synonym: Sepiolith
  3. air fern (a hydroid in the genus Sertularia)
    Synonym: Seemoos

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