Definition of succotash
: lima or shell beans and kernels of green corn cooked together
Recent Examples of succotash from the Web
Corn maque-choux, a Cajun dish like succotash, made a nice side as well.
Vidalia onions are a great fit for summertime corn--their naturally-mellow sweetness complements succotash beautifully.
She also was introduced to broccoli, Lima beans, okra and succotash.
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Origin and Etymology of succotash
Narragansett msíckquatash boiled corn kernels
First Known Use: 1751See Words from the same year
SUCCOTASH Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of succotash for English Language Learners
: a dish consisting of corn and lima beans that are cooked together
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