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[skrap-uh l] /ˈskræp əl/
noun, Pennsylvania Dutch Cookery.
cornmeal mush mixed with pork scraps, seasoned with onions, spices, herbs, etc., and shaped into loaves and sliced for frying.
Origin of scrapple
1810-20, Americanism; scrap1 + -le Unabridged
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  • The white-jacketed doctors order breakfasts of scrapple and egg on hoagie rolls.
British Dictionary definitions for scrapple


(US) scraps of pork cooked with cornmeal and formed into a loaf
Word Origin
C19: from scrap1
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Word Origin and History for scrapple

"scraps of pork and cornmeal seasoned, boiled, and pressed into large cakes," 1850, probably a diminutive form of scrap (n.1). Noted especially, and perhaps originally, as a regional favorite dish in and around Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

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