rubaboo

[ ruhb-uh-boo ]

nounCanadian.
  1. soup made from pemmican, flour, and water, once common among fur trappers, hunters, etc.

Origin of rubaboo

1
First recorded in 1815–25; origin uncertain

Words Nearby rubaboo

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British Dictionary definitions for rubaboo

rubaboo

/ (ˈrʌbəˌbuː) /


noun
  1. Canadian a soup or stew made by boiling pemmican with, if available, flour and vegetables

Origin of rubaboo

1
C19: from Canadian French rababou, from Algonquian

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