cornflakes

or corn flakes

[ kawrn-fleyks ]
/ ˈkɔrnˌfleɪks /

noun (used with a plural verb)

a packaged breakfast cereal in the form of small toasted flakes made from corn, for serving cold with milk, sugar, etc.

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Origin of cornflakes

1905–10, Americanism;corn1 + flakes, plural of flake1
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British Dictionary definitions for cornflakes

cornflakes
/ (ˈkɔːnˌfleɪks) /

pl n

a breakfast cereal made from toasted maize, eaten with milk, sugar, etc
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