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cornmeal

[kawrn-meel] /ˈkɔrnˌmil/
noun
1.
Also called, especially British, Indian meal. meal made of corn.
2.
Scot. oatmeal.
Origin of cornmeal
1740-1750
First recorded in 1740-50; corn1 + meal2
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n.

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

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