- flour made from corn.
- British. cornstarch.
Origin of corn flour
An Americanism dating back to 1665–75
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Examples from the Web for corn flour
Its consistency can be improved by the addition of a small quantity of corn-flour.
Jessie Ellis chose boiled mutton and corn-flour blancmange with jam on her birthday.The Third Class at Miss Kaye's
A pudding of corn-flour and water contains no building material, hence we add milk and eggs, which do.Papers on Health
"Ah, it was a different world altogether," said Thorne, gliding dexterously away from the corn-flour and candles too.
Add a very small quantity of corn-flour, to give a slight consistency to the soup, as well as a little pinch of thyme.