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burgoo

noun bur·goo \ˈbər-ˌgü, (ˌ)bər-ˈ\
plural burgoos

Definition of BURGOO

1
:  oatmeal gruel
2
:  hardtack and molasses cooked together
3
a :  a stew or thick soup of meat and vegetables originally served at outdoor gatherings
b :  a picnic at which burgoo is served

Origin of BURGOO

origin unknown
First Known Use: 1700

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