seapoose

noun sea·poose \ ˈsēˌpüs \

Definition of seapoose

plural -s
1 : a shallow inlet or tidal stream along the Long Island shore
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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