hominy grits


noun (used with a singular or plural verb)


Nearby words

  1. hominin,
  2. hominine,
  3. hominization,
  4. hominoid,
  5. hominy,
  6. homme,
  7. homme d'affaires,
  8. homme du monde,
  9. hommel,
  10. hommes

Origin of hominy grits

1790–1800; Americanism

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British Dictionary definitions for hominy grits

hominy grits

pl n

US finely ground hominyOften shortened to: grits
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