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corn cake

[ kawrn-keyk ]
/ ˈkɔrn ˌkeɪk /
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noun

Midland and Southern U.S. a flat cornbread baked in a cast-iron skillet or griddle.

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Origin of corn cake

An Americanism dating back to 1785–95

regional variation note for corn cake

See pancake.
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