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Definition of samp noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

samp

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//sæmp//
 
; NAmE NAmE//sæmp//
 
[uncountable] (South African English)
 
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the inner parts of maize (corn ) seeds that are crushed roughly; a type of porridge that is made from this Word Origin mid 17th cent.: from Algonquian nasamp ‘softened by water’.