Porridge

Por"ridge

(?), n. [Probably corrupted fr. pottage; perh. influenced by OE. porree a kind of pottage, OF. porre, fr. L. porrum, porrus, leek. See Pottage, and cf. Porringer.] A food made by boiling some leguminous or farinaceous substance, or the meal of it, in water or in milk, making of broth or thin pudding; as, barley porridge, milk porridge, bean porridge, etc.
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