corn flour

  1. flour made from corn.

  2. British. cornstarch.

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Origin of corn flour

An Americanism dating back to 1665–75

Words Nearby corn flour Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

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British Dictionary definitions for cornflour


/ (ˈkɔːnˌflaʊə) /

  1. a fine starchy maize flour, used esp for thickening sauces: US and Canadian name: cornstarch

  2. NZ a fine wheat flour

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