hominy grits

noun

plural in form but singular or plural in construction
: grits

Examples of hominy grits in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web And what about hominy grits? Washington Post, 5 Mar. 2021 It's also used in soft drinks, snack foods, cereals, salad dressings, chewing gum, peanut butter, hominy grits, taco shells and dozens of other flower products. Caleb Stultz, The Courier-Journal, 23 June 2022

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Word History

First Known Use

1876, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of hominy grits was in 1876

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“Hominy grits.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hominy%20grits. Accessed 24 Feb. 2024.

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