rubaboo

rubaboo

[ruhb-uh-boo]
noun Canadian.
soup made from pemmican, flour, and water, once common among fur trappers, hunters, etc.

Origin:
1815–25; origin uncertain

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rubaboo (ˈrʌbəˌbuː)
 
n
(Canadian) a soup or stew made by boiling pemmican with, if available, flour and vegetables
 
[C19: from Canadian French rababou, from Algonquian]

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