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A dish consisting of kernels of corn, lima beans or other shell beans, and often bell peppers, onions, and tomatoes cooked together.
[Narragansett msíckquatash, boiled whole-kernel corn.]
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(Cookery) US and Canadian a mixture of cooked sweet corn kernels and lima beans, served as a vegetable
[C18: from Narraganset msiquatash, literally: broken pieces]
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a cooked dish of beans, esp. lima beans, and kernels of corn.
[1745–55, Amer.; < Narragansett (E sp.) msíckquatash boiled whole kernels of corn]
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n (US Cook) → Mais-Bohnen-Eintopf m
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