Definition of grits

: coarsely ground hulled grain; especially : ground hominy with the germ removed

Origin and Etymology of grits

perhaps partly from 1grit, partly from dialect grit coarse meal, from Old English grytt; akin to Old English grēot


GRITS Defined for English Language Learners

grits

Definition of grits for English Language Learners

  • : a type of ground corn that is eaten especially in the southern U.S.


GRITS Defined for Kids

grits

noun plural \ ˈgrits \

Definition of grits for Students

: coarsely ground hulled grain


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