Etymology
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succotash (n.)

1751, from a word in a Southern New England Algonquian language, such as Narragansett misckquatash "boiled whole kernels of corn." Used by 1793 in New England in reference to a dish of boiled corn and green beans (especially lima beans).

updated on April 15, 2014

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Definitions of succotash from WordNet

succotash (n.)
fresh corn and lima beans with butter or cream;
Etymologies are not definitions. From wordnet.princeton.edu, not affiliated with etymonline.