[ 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.
- scratch awl,
- scratch card
Origin of scrapple
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/ (ˈskræpəl) /
US scraps of pork cooked with cornmeal and formed into a loaf
Word Origin for scrapple
C19: from scrap 1
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
"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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