Definition of samp in English:

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samp

Pronunciation: /samp/

noun

US & South African
Coarsely ground corn, or porridge made from this.
Example sentences
  • Within no time at all, bags of mealie-meal, rice, samp & beans, sugar and vegetables started pouring in.
  • Sour milk porridge with sugar for pudding, crumbly phutu squeezed into a ball with my fingers and dipped into gravy, samp (broken maize kernels) boiled with beans, all favourites, and the gastronomic mixing of cultures didn't end there.
  • The food was distributed after a short service and hymns, while token holders patiently queued to collect their parcels which consisted of mealie meal, flour, sugar, samp, beans, oil and salt.

Origin

Mid 17th century: from Narragansett nasamp.

Words that rhyme with samp

amp, camp, champ, clamp, cramp, damp, encamp, gamp, lamp, ramp, scamp, stamp, tamp, tramp, vamp

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Syllabification: samp

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