seafood
noun Date: 1836 edible marine fish and shellfish

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  • seafood — (n.) food obtained from the sea, 1836, American English, from SEA (Cf. sea) + FOOD (Cf. food) …   Etymology dictionary

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  • seafood — ☆ seafood [sē′fo͞od΄ ] n. 1. food prepared from or consisting of saltwater fish or shellfish 2. loosely food prepared from any fish …   English World dictionary

  • seafood — /see foohd /, n. any fish or shellfish from the sea used for food. [1830 40, Amer.] * * * Edible aquatic animals excluding mammals, but including both freshwater and ocean creatures. Seafood includes bony and cartilaginous fishes, crustaceans,… …   Universalium

  • Seafood — [Haixian, 2001] Film One of the first Chinese digital features, Seafood brilliantly recounts, with an arresting mixture of cynicism and humour, the shifting power relationships between a suicidal prostitute and a corrupt policeman. Seafood is the …   Encyclopedia of Contemporary Chinese Culture

  • Seafood — Teller mit Meeresfrüchten Als Meeresfrüchte bezeichnet man in der Regel alle essbaren Meerestiere, die keine Wirbeltiere (Fische oder Wale) sind. Es handelt sich hierbei also um eine kulinarische Einteilung, nicht um eine biologische. Typische… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • seafood — noun ADJECTIVE ▪ fresh ▪ local VERB + SEAFOOD ▪ eat ▪ cook ▪ serve …   Collocations dictionary

  • seafood —    With an estimated per capita consumption of fish more than twice the EU average, it is to be expected that seafood of all kinds bulks large in the Spanish diet, and this assumption is amply confirmed by a walk through a market or past local… …   Encyclopedia of contemporary Spanish culture

  • seafood — [[t]si͟ːfuːd[/t]] seafoods N UNCOUNT: also N in pl Seafood is shellfish such as lobsters, mussels, and crabs, and sometimes other sea creatures that you can eat. ...a seafood restaurant …   English dictionary

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