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porridge


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Porridge  \Por"ridge\,  n.  [Probably  corrupted  fr  pottage;  perh. 
  influenced  by  OE  porree  a  kind  of  pottage,  OF  porr['e]e, 
  fr  L.  porrum,  porrus,  leek.  See  {Pottage},  and  cf 
  {Porringer}.] 
  A  food  made  by  boiling  some  leguminous  or  farinaceous 
  substance,  or  the  meal  of  it  in  water  or  in  milk,  making  of 
  broth  or  thin  pudding;  as  barley  porridge,  milk  porridge, 
  bean  porridge,  etc 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  porridge 
  n  :  soft  food  made  by  boiling  oatmeal  or  other  meal  or  legumes 
  in  water  or  milk  until  thick 




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