cornflakes

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plural noun corn·flakes \ˈkȯrn-ˌflāks\

Definition of cornflakes

  1. :  toasted flakes made from the coarse meal of hulled corn for use as a breakfast cereal

First Known Use of cornflakes

1907


CORNFLAKES Defined for English Language Learners

cornflakes

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Definition of cornflakes for English Language Learners

  • : toasted flakes made from kernels of corn (sense 1) and used as a breakfast cereal

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