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also corn meal  (kôrn′mēl′)
Meal made from corn, used in a wide variety of foods. Also called Indian meal.
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(ˈkɔːnmiːl) or

corn meal

(Cookery) a type of meal made from maize
Also called: Indian meal
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meal made of corn.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.cornmeal - coarsely ground corn
meal - coarsely ground foodstuff; especially seeds of various cereal grasses or pulse
hoecake - thin usually unleavened johnnycake made of cornmeal; originally baked on the blade of a hoe over an open fire (southern)
cornmeal mush, mush - cornmeal boiled in water
polenta - a thick mush made of cornmeal boiled in stock or water
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corn meal [ˈkɔːrnmiːl] nfarine f de maïscorn oil nhuile f de maïscorn on the cob [ˌkɔːrnɒnðəˈkɒb] népi m de maïs au naturelcorn pone [ˈkɔːrnpəʊn] n (US)pain m de maïs
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