seapoose

noun sea·poose \ˈsēˌpüs\

Definition of seapoose

plural

-s

  1. 1 :  a shallow inlet or tidal stream along the Long Island shore

  2. 2 :  sea puss

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Origin and Etymology of seapoose

by folk etymology from a word of Algonquian origin; akin to Delaware sepoûs, sepus small brook, Natick sepuēse brook, sepu river, Narragansett sepoêse little river, sepe river


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