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Succotash Meaning and Definition from WordNet (r) 2.0
    succotash n : fresh corn and lima beans with butter or cream
Succotash Meaning and Definition from Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)
    Succotash \Suc"co*tash\, n. [Narragansett Indian m'sickquatash corn boiled whole.] Green maize and beans boiled together. The dish is borrowed from the native Indians. [Written also suckatash.]
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Succotash (from Narragansett msíckquatash, "boiled corn kernels" as well as in Pennsylvania and other states. In some parts of the American South, any mixture of vegetables prepared with lima beans and topped with lard or butter is called succotash.

The word succotash is used as part of a catch phrase of the Warner Bros. cartoon cat Sylvester: "Sufferin' succotash!" The depression-era exclamation is said to be a minced oath/euphemism of "Suffering Savior". Daffy Duck also said "Sufferin' succotash!" from time to time. Joyrock from Slayers Perfect said "Sufferin' succotash!" when Lina was casting Dragon Slave.

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  • How to fry okra: a Southern Succotash Salad recipe from our files
    A succotash of butter beans, corn and tomatoes is topped with (fried!) okra. Read more on this news related to 'Succotash'
  • Recipe: Fava Bean Succotash
    Succotash is one of those dishes that has deep roots in this country's cuisine, with many variations on the basic combination of corn and lima beans, some made with bacon or bacon fat, some with fresh tomatoes, some with onion and/or garlic Read more on this news related to 'Succotash'
  • Sufferin' Succotash! Manitoba neighbourhood looks for cat stuck in bird feeder
    Not since Sylvester and Tweety has a cat's determination to catch a bird caused such a predicament. A ginger-and-white feline nicknamed Butterscotch has been spotted numerous times with a small bird feeder stuck on its head in a Brandon, Man., neighbourhood. "He was meowing a little bit as if he wanted somebody to help him, but he's a stray and he' Read more on this news related to 'Succotash'

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