noun Canadian.

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

Origin of rubaboo

First recorded in 1815–25; origin uncertain Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

British Dictionary definitions for rubaboo



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

Word Origin for rubaboo

C19: from Canadian French rababou, from Algonquian
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