burgoo

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Of unclear origin. Apparently from the dialectal term burgood (yeast).

Noun[edit]

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burgoo (countable and uncountable, plural burgoos)

  1. (nautical) A dish which originated among seafarers during the days of sail: a sort of porridge seasoned with sugar, salt and butter.
  2. A spicy stew, typically made with a combination of meats and vegetables, and often served with cornbread or corn muffins.

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References[edit]

  1. 1.0 1.1 burgoo in Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.
  2. ^ burgoo” in Dictionary.com Unabridged, Dictionary.com, LLC, 1995–present.
  3. ^ burgoo”, in The American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th edition, Boston, Mass.: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2016, →ISBN