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cornmeal

[kawrn-meel]
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noun
  1. Also called, especially British, Indian meal. meal made of corn.
  2. Scot. oatmeal.

Origin of cornmeal

First recorded in 1740–50; corn1 + meal2
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British Dictionary definitions for corn meal

corn meal

noun
  1. meal made from maizeAlso called: Indian meal
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Word Origin and History for corn meal

cornmeal

n.

1782, from corn (n.1) + meal (n.2).

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