seafood etymology

English word seafood comes from English sea, English food

Detailed word origin of seafood

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
sea English (eng) (attributive, in combination) Living or used in or on the sea; of, near, or like the sea.. (figurative) Anything resembling the vastness of the sea.. (planetology) A large, dark plain of rock; a mare.. (planetology) A very large lake of liquid hydrocarbon.. A body of salt water smaller than an ocean, generally forming part of, or connecting with, an ocean or a larger sea.. A lake, especially [...]
food English (eng) (countable) A foodstuff.. (uncountable) Any substance that can be consumed by living organisms, especially by eating, in order to sustain life.. (uncountable, figuratively) Anything that nourishes or sustains.
seafood English (eng) (uncountable, countable) Fish, shellfish, seaweed, and other edible aquatic life.