: coarse hominy or a boiled cereal made from it

Word History


modification of Narragansett nasàump corn mush

First Known Use

1643, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of samp was in 1643

Dictionary Entries Near samp

Cite this Entry

“Samp.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 24 Sep. 2023.

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