corn·​meal ˈkȯrn-ˌmēl How to pronounce cornmeal (audio)
: meal ground from corn

Examples of cornmeal in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The Perfect Recipe Is Simple Equal parts flour, cornstarch, and cornmeal and then a 1:1 ratio of water and vodka (roughly ¾ cup of each), plus whatever spices your heart desires. Amber Love Bond, Southern Living, 7 July 2024 For a basic corn dog batter: Mix cornmeal, flour, baking powder, sugar and salt. Cody Godwin, USA TODAY, 28 June 2024 As per the requirements for deep dish pizza, Della Barba makes its crust with cornmeal, a major contributor to that signature fluffiness and flavor. Zoe Glasser, Washington Post, 27 June 2024 Onlookers clapped along, some slowly chanting, as the cornmeal veve spread and blended into the soil. Shahrzad Rasekh, Hartford Courant, 26 Feb. 2024 See all Example Sentences for cornmeal 

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Word History

First Known Use

1749, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of cornmeal was in 1749

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“Cornmeal.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 23 Jul. 2024.

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corn·​meal ˈkȯ(ə)rn-ˈmē(ə)l How to pronounce cornmeal (audio)
: meal ground from corn

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