Cornmeal is a powder made from maize. It is used in cooking.

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  • Cornmeal — is flour ground from dried maize or American corn. It is a common staple food, and is ground to fine, medium, and coarse consistencies.[1] In the United States, the finely ground cornmeal is also referred to as cornflour …   Wikipedia

  • cornmeal — 1782, from CORN (Cf. corn) (1) + MEAL (Cf. meal) …   Etymology dictionary

  • cornmeal — [kôrn′mēl΄] n. ☆ 1. meal made from corn (maize) 2. meal made from some other grain, as, in Scotland, oats: see CORN1 …   English World dictionary

  • cornmeal — noun Dried corn (maize) milled (ground) to a coarse meal. She made a kind of polenta from cornmeal and chicken broth, with some cheese sprinkled on top …   Wiktionary

  • cornmeal — noun coarsely ground corn (Freq. 1) • Syn: ↑Indian meal • Hypernyms: ↑meal • Substance Holonyms: ↑hoecake, ↑polenta, ↑mush, ↑co …   Useful english dictionary

  • cornmeal — noun Date: 1749 meal ground from corn …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • cornmeal — /kawrn meel /, n. 1. Also called, esp. Brit., Indian meal. meal made of corn. 2. Scot. oatmeal. [1740 50; CORN1 + MEAL2] * * * …   Universalium

  • cornmeal — corn|meal [ˈko:nmi:l US ˈko:rn ] n [U] a rough type of flour made from dried crushed ↑corn …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • cornmeal — corn|meal [ kɔrn,mil ] noun uncount a type of flour made from CORN …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • cornmeal — n. flour ground from corn; oatmeal (British) …   English contemporary dictionary

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