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cornflour

(ˈkɔːnˌflaʊə)
n
1. (Cookery) a fine starchy maize flour, used esp for thickening sauces. US and Canadian name: cornstarch
2. (Cookery) NZ a fine wheat flour

cornflour

cornstarch
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.cornflour - starch prepared from the grains of corn; used in cooking as a thickener
amylum, starch - a complex carbohydrate found chiefly in seeds, fruits, tubers, roots and stem pith of plants, notably in corn, potatoes, wheat, and rice; an important foodstuff and used otherwise especially in adhesives and as fillers and stiffeners for paper and textiles
Translations
دَقيق الذُّرة النَّشَوينَشَا الذُرَة
kukuřičná moučka/škrobkukuřičný škrob
majsstivelsemaizena
maissijauho
kukuruzno brašno
kukoricaliszt
maíshveiti
コーンフラワー
옥수수 녹말
múka
majsmjölmajsstärkelse
แป้งข้าวโพด
bột ngô

cornflour

[ˈkɔːnflaʊəʳ] N (Brit) → harina f de maíz, maicena f

cornflour

[ˈkɔːrnflaʊər] n (British)maïzena® f

cornflour

[ˈkɔːnˌflaʊəʳ] n (Brit) → fecola di patate

corn1

(koːn) noun
1. the seeds of cereal plants, especially (in Britain) wheat, or (in North America) maize.
2. (American grain) the plants themselves. a field of corn.
corn on the cob
an ear of corn (maize) that is cooked and eaten as a vegetable.
corned beef
salted beef (usually cooked and canned).
ˈcornflakes noun plural
crushed pieces of corn eaten with milk (and sugar), usually for breakfast. a bowl of cornflakes; a box of cornflakes.
ˈcornflour noun
finely ground (especially maize) flour.
ˈcornflower noun
a blue-flowered plant.

cornflour

نَشَا الذُرَة kukuřičný škrob majsstivelse Stärkemehl αραβοσιτάλευρο harina de maíz maissijauho farine de maïs kukuruzno brašno farina di granturco コーンフラワー 옥수수 녹말 maïzena maismel mąka kukurydziana amido de milho кукурузная мука majsmjöl แป้งข้าวโพด mısır nişastası bột ngô 玉米淀粉
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Researchers from the Institute of Nutrition of Central America and Panama and from the University of California's Berkeley and Davis campuses coordinated the corn-flour experiment with Raboy.
The seed stock of her maize has been protected for centuries, and the Indian "pinto" corn produces a thick, sturdy tortilla, while city tortillas are often thin as toilet tissue and fashioned from a corn-flour mix rather than the whole kernel.