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noun

flour made from corn.
British. cornstarch.

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Origin of corn flour

An Americanism dating back to 1665–75
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British Dictionary definitions for corn flour

cornflour
/ (ˈkɔːnˌflaʊə) /

noun

a fine starchy maize flour, used esp for thickening saucesUS and Canadian name: cornstarch
NZ a fine wheat flour
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