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  • n. Hulled Indian corn, or a stew made of this.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. An Indian dish of coarse hominy boiled to gruel.

Etymologies

From an Algonquian language; compare Cree ᑭᓵᑲᒥᑌᐋᐧᐳᕀ (kisâkamitêwâpoy, "hot water"). (Wiktionary)

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  • A native-American stew whose primary ingredient was hominy or Indian corn.

    February 12, 2010