Succotash

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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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