Hyper Dictionary

English Dictionary Computer Dictionary Video Dictionary Thesaurus Dream Dictionary Medical Dictionary

Search Dictionary:  

Meaning of PORRIDGE

Pronunciation:  'porij

WordNet Dictionary
[n]  soft food made by boiling oatmeal or other meal or legumes in water or milk until thick

PORRIDGE is a 8 letter word that starts with P.


 See Also: burgoo, dish, gruel, hasty pudding, oatmeal, rolled oats



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Por"ridge\, n. [Probably corrupted fr. pottage; perh.
influenced by OE. porree a kind of pottage, OF. porr['e]e,
fr. L. porrum, porrus, leek. See {Pottage}, and cf.
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.

Thesaurus Terms
 Related Terms: albumen, batter, bonnyclabber, breakfast food, butter, cataplasm, cereal, clabber, cornflakes, cornstarch, cream, crush, curd, dental pulp, dough, dry cereal, egg white, farina, frumenty, gaum, gel, gelatin, glair, glop, glue, gluten, goo, gook, goop, grits, gruel, gumbo, gunk, hasty pudding, hominy grits, hot cereal, jam, jell, jelly, kasha, loblolly, mash, millet, molasses, mucilage, mucus, mush, oatmeal, pap, paper pulp, paste, pasticcio, pastiche, patchwork, pith, plaster, potpourri, poultice, pudding, puffed rice, puffed wheat, pulp, pulp lead, pulpwood, puree, putty, rag pulp, rob, rolled oats, salad, salmagundi, sauce, semifluid, semiliquid, size, smash, smorgasbord, soup, sponge, squash, starch, stew, sticky mess, sulfate pulp, sulfite pulp, syrup, treacle, wheatflakes, white lead, wood pulp