corn cake

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noun

Midland and Southern U.S. a flat corn bread baked on a griddle.

Nearby words

  1. corn belt,
  2. corn borer,
  3. corn bread,
  4. corn broom,
  5. corn bunting,
  6. corn chip,
  7. corn circle,
  8. corn cob,
  9. corn cockle,
  10. corn color

Origin of corn cake

An Americanism dating back to 1785–95

Regional variation note

See pancake.

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