cornmeal

[kawrn-meel]
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noun

Also called, especially British, Indian meal. meal made of corn.
Scot. oatmeal.

Nearby words

  1. cornish,
  2. cornish pasty,
  3. cornish rex,
  4. cornish split,
  5. cornishman,
  6. corno,
  7. corno, monte,
  8. cornrow,
  9. cornstalk,
  10. cornstarch

Origin of cornmeal

First recorded in 1740–50; corn1 + meal2

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Word Origin and History for cornmeal

cornmeal

n.

1782, from corn (n.1) + meal (n.2).

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