corn bread

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noun

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

Nearby words

  1. cormorant,
  2. corn,
  3. corn beef,
  4. corn belt,
  5. corn borer,
  6. corn broom,
  7. corn bunting,
  8. corn cake,
  9. corn chip,
  10. corn circle

Origin of corn bread

An Americanism dating back to 1740–50

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British Dictionary definitions for corn bread

corn bread

noun

a kind of bread made from maize mealAlso called: Indian bread
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