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Definitions for seafood
ˈsiˌfudseafood

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. seafoodnoun

    edible fish (broadly including freshwater fish) or shellfish or roe etc

Wiktionary

  1. seafoodnoun

    Edible fish, shellfish from the sea or edible seaweed.

Wikipedia

  1. Seafood

    Seafood is any form of sea life regarded as food by humans, prominently including fish and shellfish. Shellfish include various species of molluscs (e.g. bivalve molluscs such as clams, oysters and mussels, and cephalopods such as octopus and squid), crustaceans (e.g. shrimp, crabs, and lobster), and echinoderms (e.g. sea cucumbers and sea urchins). Historically, marine mammals such as cetaceans (whales and dolphins) as well as seals have been eaten as food, though that happens to a lesser extent in modern times. Edible sea plants such as some seaweeds and microalgae are widely eaten as sea vegetables around the world, especially in Asia. Seafood is an important source of (animal) protein in many diets around the world, especially in coastal areas. Semi-vegetarians who consume seafood as the only source of meat are said to adhere to pescetarianism. The harvesting of wild seafood is usually known as fishing or hunting, while the cultivation and farming of seafood is known as aquaculture and fish farming (in the case of fish). Most of the seafood harvest is consumed by humans, but a significant proportion is used as fish food to farm other fish or rear farm animals. Some seafoods (i.e. kelp) are used as food for other plants (a fertilizer). In these ways, seafoods are used to produce further food for human consumption. Also, products such as fish oil and spirulina tablets are extracted from seafoods. Some seafood is fed to aquarium fish, or used to feed domestic pets such as cats. A small proportion is used in medicine, or is used industrially for nonfood purposes (e.g. leather).

ChatGPT

  1. seafood

    Seafood refers to the various types of fish, shellfish, and other edible aquatic life, such as seaweed, that is consumed by humans. The term primarily includes ocean-dwelling organisms, but can also encompass freshwater species. Examples of seafood include fish species like salmon, tuna, and cod, shellfish like shrimp, crab, and lobster, and mollusks such as clams, oysters, and squid.

Wikidata

  1. Seafood

    Seafood is any form of sea life regarded as food by humans. Seafood prominently includes fish and shellfish. Shellfish include various species of molluscs, crustaceans, and echinoderms. Historically, sea mammals such as whales and dolphins have been consumed as food, though that happens to a lesser extent these days. Edible sea plants, such as some seaweeds and microalgae, are widely eaten as seafood around the world, especially in Asia. In North America, although not generally in the United Kingdom, the term "seafood" is extended to fresh water organisms eaten by humans, so all edible aquatic life may be referred to as seafood. For the sake of completeness, this article includes all edible aquatic life. The harvesting of wild seafood is known as fishing and the cultivation and farming of seafood is known as aquaculture, mariculture, or in the case of fish, fish farming. Seafood is often distinguished from meat, although it is still animal and is excluded in a strict vegetarian diet. Seafood is an important source of protein in many diets around the world, especially in coastal areas. Most of the seafood harvest is consumed by humans, but a significant proportion is used as fish food to farm other fish or rear farm animal. Some seafoods are used as food for other plants. In these ways, seafoods are indirectly used to produce further food for human consumption. Products, such as fish oil and spirulina tablets are also extracted from seafoods. Some seafood is feed to aquarium fish, or used to feed domestic pets, such as cats, and a small proportion is used in medicine, or is used industrially for non-food purposes.

U.S. National Library of Medicine

  1. Seafood

    Marine fish and shellfish used as food or suitable for food. (Webster, 3d ed) SHELLFISH and FISH PRODUCTS are more specific types of SEAFOOD.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of seafood in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of seafood in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of seafood in a Sentence

  1. Beth Lowell:

    The federal government should provide consumers with assurances that the seafood they purchase is safe, legally caught and honestly labeled.

  2. Allain Crenn:

    I use a lot of seafood on my menu, a lot of vegetables. There's not a lot of protein on the menu.

  3. Finn Lanning:

    His favorite thing to cook is seafood, hopefully soon he will be able to eat things.

  4. Cyril Brun:

    Champagne offers a bit of complexity but not too much to overshadow a meal so it is easily paired alongside a variety of foods, from pastas, seafood and cheeses to eggs, popcorn and potato chips.

  5. Kristen Smith:

    It is important to follow a heart healthy diet that focuses on fruits and vegetables, fiber-rich whole grains, seafood, nuts, legumes and seeds, as well as eating a few meatless meals per week and incorporating omega-3 rich seafood into at least two meals per week.

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