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rubaboo

[ruhb-uh-boo] /ˈrʌb əˌbu/
noun, Canadian.
1.
soup made from pemmican, flour, and water, once common among fur trappers, hunters, etc.
Origin
1815-1825
1815-25; origin uncertain
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rubaboo

/ˈrʌbəˌbuː/
noun
1.
(Canadian) a soup or stew made by boiling pemmican with, if available, flour and vegetables
Word Origin
C19: from Canadian French rababou, from Algonquian
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