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Starch prepared from corn grains, used industrially and as a thickener in cooking.
(Cookery) US and Canadian a fine starchy maize flour, used esp for thickening sauces. Also called (in Britain and certain other countries): cornflour
a starch or a starchy flour made from corn and used for thickening gravies or sauces, etc.
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|Noun||1.||cornstarch - starch prepared from the grains of corn; used in cooking as a thickener|