noun Northeastern U.S.
coarsely ground corn.
a porridge made of it.

1635–45, Americanism; < Narragansett (E spelling) nasàump cornmeal mush (cognate with Munsee Delaware nsá·pa·n < Proto-Eastern Algonquian *nəhsa·pa·n) Unabridged
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samp (sæmp)
(South African) crushed maize used for porridge
[C17: from Narragenset nasaump softened by water]

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All main courses come with vegetables and a choice of pap, samp, or rice.
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