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a fish/seafood restaurant
▪ I went to a seafood restaurant by the pier for lunch.
▪ Tourists and immigrants are increasing the pressures on the Galapagos's already scarce resources, from fresh water to seafood.
▪ Skippers Bistro Specialises in fresh seafood.
▪ Cousteau's An original seafood restaurant with sub-aqua atmosphere.
▪ Saturday night we had dinner at a seafood restaurant.
▪ The fishermen's quarter is down by the quayside, along with some of the best seafood restaurants.
▪ One day, driving by the ocean north of Boston, I stopped to take him to a seafood restaurant in Gloucester.
▪ The Padstow seafood restaurant owned by celebrity chef Rick Stein has been fully booked since January.
▪ Allen Winderman took Ellis Thaler to lunch at a seafood restaurant over looking the Potomac river.
▪ Today there are numerous seafood restaurants.
chicken/seafood etc platter
▪ The accent is again on fish, including seafood platters of king prawns, crab and whitebait.
▪ The Conch serves a great seafood platter.
seafood/prawn/lobster cocktail
▪ He broke off and ordered a prawn cocktail.
▪ The first course was avocado with prawn cocktail dressing.
▪ The lobster cocktail was plentiful but a touch cotton-woolly in texture, and for no visible reason arrived on a plate.
▪ Their prawn cocktails arrived, together with a carafe of hearty red wine.
▪ Entrees range from the classic combination plates to chicken, beef or seafood nightly specials.
▪ In fact one of the simplest and best ways to extend any kind of seafood salad or cocktail is with fresh pineapple.
▪ Lindsey Inn, offers an assortment of hearty fare and seafood dishes in a comfortable atmosphere.
▪ Most human infections are associated with exposure to aquatic environments or to recent consumption of seafood.
▪ Oh, what a wine to serve with seafood!
▪ Rotating writers offering their personal views include Jay Harlow on fish and seafood.
▪ Savoury Treat - combine diced avocado pear, prawns and seafood sauce. 4.
▪ The accent is again on fish, including seafood platters of king prawns, crab and whitebait.
The Collaborative International Dictionary
Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary

"food obtained from the sea," 1836, American English, from sea + food.


n. (context uncountable countable English) fish, shellfish, seaweed, and other edible aquatic life.


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


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 in modern times. Edible sea plants, such as some seaweeds and microalgae, are widely eaten as seafood around the world, especially in Asia (see the category of sea vegetables). 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 usually known as fishing or hunting, and the cultivation and farming of seafood is known as aquaculture, or fish farming in the case of fish. 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 animals. Some seafoods ( kelp) are used as food for other plants ( fertilizer). 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 (leather).

Seafood (band)

Seafood were a UK band formed in London around 1996.

The line-up included chief songwriter David Line (vocals, guitar), Caroline Banks ( drums and backing vocals) and Kevin Penney (guitars) who joined the band following the departure of founder-member Charles MacLeod. Bassist and founder member Kevin Hendrick left the group to join Pre/ Male Bonding following the recording of their fourth album Paper Crown King in 2006, and was not permanently replaced. Cahir O'Doherty, from Fighting with Wire and Jetplane Landing, played bass on numerous tours.

Seafood (film)

Seafood is a 2001 Chinese film directed by the established writer Zhu Wen. Though Seafood was Zhu's first film as director, he had already gained some experience with filmmaking as a screenwriter for Zhang Ming (in 1996's Rain Clouds over Wushan) and Zhang Yuan (in 1999's Seventeen Years). Seafood was produced independently by Thought Dance Entertainment and Zhu's own Zhu Wen Workshop.

The film depicts a self-destructive prostitute ( Jin Ze) who attempts to commit suicide in a resort town by the sea. She is thwarted by a police officer ( Cheng Taisheng) whose unorthodox methods of "rehabilitating" her consists of seafood and rape. As a result of the film's dark premise, Seafood has been called "one of the most transgressive visions of China...ever witnessed."

Never released in China, the film nevertheless was well received abroad, where it won numerous awards most notably at the 2001 Venice International Film Festival.

Usage examples of "seafood".

I had ever eaten, so I chose them for an appetizer, while Johnny got both Ls the baked clams and the seafood salad for himself.

Leah and Ethan sat in the comfortable dining room of the Bannock Inn, sipping chardonnay and sharing a seafood appetizer.

Seafood in Australia mostly seems to consist of barramundi, Morton Bay bugs, and everything else.

Ground fennel seed adds an unexpected twist, and, of course, other seafood may be substituted for part of the squid.

Snap off the tip of the tail, the Telson, and use a seafood fork to push out the tail meat.

She stopped at a foursome two booths down and served two plates of steamed seafood in kelp boats, plus one of chilled noodles with peanut-miso sauce and another of a variety of meats and vegetables deep-fried tempura style.

It was in a fancy high-rise near Battery Park City, in the southwest corner of Manhattan, not far from Chinatown but away from its crowded streets, the smells of seafood, the stink of rancid oil from the tourist restaurants.

Linnette opened her menu, studied the selections and chose the seafood fettuccini with clams, scallops and Hood Canal shrimp.

Every time she glanced up from her Seafood Newburg, she found him watching her.

The main ingredients of these stews are usually seafood or poultry, but they may include pork and, in Brazil, turkey as well.

I nodded off on deck, my belly full of Tsingtao and what was surely the best seafood in the world.

On our way back I nodded off on deck, my belly full of Tsingtao and what was surely the best seafood in the world.

A large sea was close at hand, filled with fish and seafood, and cliffs along the shore were home to a nesting colony of seabirds and their eggs.

The synthesized spread boasted an artistic prime-rib replica as well as seafood and specific vegetables.

The whalers were long gone, but they still served a mean seafood dinner in the basement restaurant at the John Cofflin House.