slumgullion

Pronunciation: [sluhm-GUHL-yuhn]

This slang term originated during the California Gold Rush and described dishes (usually stews) made from leftovers.

From The Food Lover's Companion, Fourth edition by Sharon Tyler Herbst and Ron Herbst. Copyright © 2007, 2001, 1995, 1990 by Barron's Educational Series, Inc.

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