[ gas-per-goo ]
/ ˌgæs pərˈgu /
noun, plural gas·per·gous, (especially collectively) gas·per·gou.
Origin of gaspergou
1800–10, Americanism; < Louisiana French casburgot, French casse-burgot, equivalent to cass(er) to break + burgeau a kind of shellfish
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Examples from the Web for gaspergou
Mama cook lots of gaspergou and carp and the poisson ami fish, with the long snout—what they call gar now.Slave Narratives: a Folk History of Slavery in the United States From Interviews with Former Slaves|Work Projects Administration