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Definition of "cornmeal" [cornmeal]

  • Meal made from corn, used in a wide variety of foods. Also called Indian meal. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "cornmeal" in a sentence
  • "My usual technique when I use a pan for baking pizza is to coat the top in cornmeal to help prevent sticking, so this is a nice inclusion."
  • "Carp has to be pressure cooked because of the numerous small bones, but mixed with onions, and rolled in cornmeal, the patties ain't bad."
  • "Salt pepper dredge in cornmeal and fry in hot oil."