Definition of scrapple in English:


Syllabification: scrap·ple
Pronunciation: /ˈskrapəl


  • Scraps of pork or other meat stewed with cornmeal and shaped into loaves for slicing and frying, especially characteristic of eastern Pennsylvania.
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    • Another dish is scrapple, a sort of savoury ‘loaf’ made with pork, cornmeal, and other ingredients, to be chilled and sliced, the slices then to be fried and served very hot.
    • Puddings and scrapple are also breakfast favorites.
    • His approach to food embodies a culinary ecology whereby nothing edible is wasted, which in part explains his fondness for the sausage-like scrapple.


mid 19th century: diminutive of the noun scrap1.

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