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Thanksgiving Vocabulary

feast an abundant meal, usually reserved for celebrations
grateful to be appreciative of items or services received
gravy thick, seasoned, juices that are produced as meat cooks and used as sauces for other foods
harvest the time of the year that fully grown crops are collected for use during the coming months
native the characteristic of being from a particular place or environment
autumn a stage of weather patterns that occur in the time between Summer and Winter
parade a procession of festive nature that usually includes a marching band, decorative floats, and special citizens
pilgrim somebody who journeys to a foreign land ahead of other inhabitants, usually as a sign of devotion to religion
settler the initial traverler to a certain area, responsible for developing land, housing, and finding resources
thanks a sign of gratitude for services received or for blessings presented to
treaty the agreement between two parties two end a conflict and carry on with peace and honesty
turkey a larger brown or reddish bird with large tail feathers, a thick body and characterized by a bearded beak
yam a plant known for it's edible, tuberous roots
colony a group of people who leave their native land to start a sublet community in a formerly unchartered area
cranberry a red, acidic fruit used mainly in juices, sauces, and jelly

 

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