cornmeal

noun
corn·​meal | \ ˈkȯrn-ˌmēl How to pronounce cornmeal (audio) \

Definition of cornmeal

: meal ground from corn

Examples of cornmeal in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web On a recent afternoon, the coaches arrived in a minibus loaded with heavy bags of cornmeal, rice, tinned beans, and oil, enough for every athlete to take home a share. Ryan Lenora Brown, The Christian Science Monitor, 14 Oct. 2021 Making bread often took several days, and it was made from cornmeal and animal grease. Kevin Dayhoff, baltimoresun.com/maryland/carroll, 25 Dec. 2021 The park offers several new holiday meals and snacks, including pozole (hominy soup) and an arepa encantada (a cornmeal cake topped with Impossible beef). Tribune News Service, oregonlive, 18 Dec. 2021 Mix equal parts boric acid powder and one of the following: flour, cornmeal or sugar. Washington Post, 16 Nov. 2021 The crispy whole fish is dusted with cornmeal and impeccably fried , served with chili pepper chowchow and yogurt tartare ($38). John Mariani, Forbes, 26 Oct. 2021 The park offers several new holiday meals and snacks, including pozole (hominy soup) and an arepa encantada (a cornmeal cake topped with Impossible beef). Tribune News Service, oregonlive, 18 Dec. 2021 Remove from the heat and allow to stand about 30 minutes or until the cornmeal is tender. Tribune News Service, cleveland, 15 Nov. 2021 Cornbread success begins with having the right cornmeal. Paul Stephen, San Antonio Express-News, 10 Nov. 2021

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First Known Use of cornmeal

1749, in the meaning defined above

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17 Jan 2022

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“Cornmeal.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/cornmeal. Accessed 28 Jan. 2022.

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More Definitions for cornmeal

cornmeal

noun

English Language Learners Definition of cornmeal

: a coarse flour made from crushed corn (sense 1)

cornmeal

noun
corn·​meal | \ ˈkȯrn-ˌmēl How to pronounce cornmeal (audio) \

Kids Definition of cornmeal

: coarse flour made from ground corn

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