seapoose

noun
sea·​poose | \ ˈsēˌpüs \
plural -s

Definition of seapoose

1 : a shallow inlet or tidal stream along the Long Island shore
2 : sea puss

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History and Etymology for 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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“Seapoose.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/seapoose. Accessed 17 May. 2022.

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