corn flour

noun

Definition of corn flour

British

Examples of corn flour in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The food packs aim to increase cultural items — from Maseca corn flour and diced tomatoes for tacos to bamboo shoots and coconut milk for traditional Hmong meals. Kelly Smith, Star Tribune, "Four Twin Cities nonprofits team up to increase culturally specific foods at local food shelves," 22 Mar. 2021 The other ingredients include corn flour, potato starch, rice flour, and lentil flour. Carolyn L. Todd, SELF, "This New Frozen Cauliflower Pasta Is Perfect for Fast, Veggie-Filled Dinners," 30 Mar. 2021 Others will work cornmeal or corn flour into their dredge. Jack Hennessy, Outdoor Life, "How to Fry Fish: The Ultimate Guide on Everything from Oil Temperature to Batter Recipes," 2 Mar. 2021 Using masa harina, which is dehydrated, powdered masa or corn flour, mixed with water to make the dough is a shortcut infinitely more practical for home cooks. Lisa Zwirn, BostonGlobe.com, "Make your own corn tortillas from (almost) scratch," 2 Mar. 2021 Try using corn flour to thicken Cream cheese is a soft, unripened (or fresh) cheese made from cow’s milk. Darlene Zimmerman, Detroit Free Press, "Bagel seasoning is the MVP of this Super Bowl party dip," 8 Feb. 2021 In a medium bowl, using a wooden spoon, stir the corn flour and cornmeal with the buttermilk until there are no dry pockets remaining. Nicole Hvidsten, Star Tribune, "Cornbread provides Southern comfort during Northern winters," 20 Jan. 2021 Add the baking powder and the corn flour (masa harina), then gradually add the pork broth until the dough is very light. Claire Ballor, Dallas News, "Frisco cookbook author Mely Martínez shares her favorite holiday recipe: Tamales de Puerco," 11 Dec. 2020 Add the corn flour and all-purpose flour and mix on low until well combined. Washington Post, "This twist on the classic Linzer cookie adds gentle sweetness and texture with corn flour," 2 Dec. 2020

These example sentences are selected automatically from various online news sources to reflect current usage of the word 'corn flour.' Views expressed in the examples do not represent the opinion of Merriam-Webster or its editors. Send us feedback.

See More

First Known Use of corn flour

1791, in the meaning defined above

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about corn flour

Time Traveler for corn flour

Time Traveler

The first known use of corn flour was in 1791

See more words from the same year

Statistics for corn flour

Last Updated

28 Apr 2021

Cite this Entry

“Corn flour.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/corn%20flour. Accessed 17 May. 2021.

Style: MLA
MLACheck Mark Icon ChicagoCheck Mark Icon APACheck Mark Icon Merriam-WebsterCheck Mark Icon

Comments on corn flour

What made you want to look up corn flour? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

Test Your Vocabulary

Words Used by Nabokov Quiz

  • image1676440788
  • Choose the best definition or synonym for the word in bold: "There are some eructations that sound like cheers—at least, mine did." Lolita
True or False

Test your knowledge - and maybe learn something along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
 AlphaBear 2

Spell words. Make bears.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!