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 (pôr′ĭj, pŏr′-)
A soft food made by boiling oatmeal or another meal in water or milk.

[Alteration of pottage (influenced by obsolete porray, vegetable soup, from Middle English porreie, from Old French poree, leek soup, from por, leek, from Latin porrum).]

por′ridg·y adj.


resembling the taste, texture, or appearance of porridge
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The thick porridgy liquid is left in a vessel called a mash tun for several hours while the sugars in the malt dissolve.
No would there be anything to describe or to explain, remark on, interpret, or complain about--just a kind of porridgy oneness.