Origin of spumeMiddle English ; from Middle French espume ; from Classical Latin spuma: see foam
intransitive verbspumed spumed, spum·ing, spumes
Origin of spumeMiddle English, from Old French espume, from Latin spūma.
- spu′mous, spum′y
(third-person singular simple present spumes, present participle spuming, simple past and past participle spumed)
- To froth.
Middle English < Anglo-Norman espume, ultimately from Latin spūma.