cornbread

or corn bread

[ kawrn-bred ]
/ ˈkɔrnˌbrɛd /

noun

Also called Indian bread. a bread made of cornmeal.
(especially in northeastern U.S.) a sourdough rye bread, moist and heavy in texture.

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Origin of cornbread

An Americanism dating back to 1740–50
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British Dictionary definitions for cornbread

corn bread

noun

a kind of bread made from maize mealAlso called: Indian bread
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