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nounUS, Regional, New York
A kind of porridge made of cornmeal boiled in water until it thickens.
Late 17th century; earliest use found in John Ogilby (1600–1676), publisher and geographer. From Dutch sappaen from Pidgin Delaware Sappaen, Sapaan from Unami sá:p:a:n maize porridge.
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