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gruel

noun [U] uk   /ˈɡruː.əl/ us  
a cheap simple food made, especially in the past, by boiling oats with water or milk
Translations of “gruel”
in Chinese (Traditional) (尤指舊時的)稀粥,燕麥粥…
in Chinese (Simplified) (尤指旧时的)稀粥,燕麦粥…
(Definition of gruel from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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