Pronunciation: [KOOSH; KUHSH]

1. A sweetened, mushlike cornmeal mixture, fried in lard and served as a cereal with cream or clabber and sugar or cane syrup. 2. A Southern cornmeal pancake. 3. A Southern soup of cornmeal, milk, onion and seasonings.

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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