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soul food

n.
Food, such as ham hocks and collard greens, traditionally eaten by southern African Americans.
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soul food

n
(Cookery) informal food, such as chitterlings or yams, traditionally eaten by Black people in the southern US
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soul′ food`


n.
traditional black American cuisine, orig. of the rural South.
[1960–65, Amer.]
soul′-food`, adj.
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Noun1.soul food - food traditionally eaten by African-Americans in the South
food, nutrient - any substance that can be metabolized by an animal to give energy and build tissue
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