Definitions for "Burgoo"
Keywords:  porridge, oatmeal, stew, gruel, seamen
A kind of oatmeal pudding, or thick gruel, used by seamen.
Various definitions: 1. Oatmeal porridge, 2. hard tack and molasses. It was not considered a fancy dish.
A thick oatmeal gruel or porridge used chiefly by seamen; also known as loblolly or skillygollee. Burgoo may have boiled meat floating in it.