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noun
  1. Also called Indian bread. a bread made of cornmeal.
  2. (especially in northeastern U.S.) a sourdough rye bread, moist and heavy in texture.

Origin of corn bread

An Americanism dating back to 1740–50
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corn bread

noun
  1. a kind of bread made from maize mealAlso called: Indian bread
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