Definition of hominy
: kernels of corn that have been soaked in a caustic solution (as of lye) and then washed to remove the hulls
Examples of hominy in a sentence
We had pork and hominy stew.
Origin and Etymology of hominy
Virginia Algonquian -homen, literally, that treated (in the way specified)
First Known Use: 1629
HOMINY Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of hominy for English Language Learners
: a food made from dried corn
HOMINY Defined for Kids
Definition of hominy for Students
: kernels of corn that have the outer covering removed by processing and that are eaten cooked as a cereal or vegetable
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