What is another word for cornflour?

Pronunciation: [kˈɔːnfla͡ʊ͡ə] (IPA)

Cornflour is a widely used ingredient in various dishes, from baking to making sauces. However, it's always good to have some synonyms up your sleeve in case you run out or need to switch things up. The first synonym for cornflour is cornstarch, which is made from the starchy endosperm of corn kernels. Another similar ingredient, tapioca starch, can also serve as a substitute, as can arrowroot powder. For a lower-carb alternative, almond flour or coconut flour may be used, though they won't thicken sauces as well. Lastly, potato starch and rice flour are other possible options when looking for a cornflour substitute.

What are the hypernyms for Cornflour?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.
  • Other hypernyms:

    grain flour, cereal flour, ground corn, maize flour.

What are the hyponyms for Cornflour?

Hyponyms are more specific words categorized under a broader term, known as a hypernym.
  • hyponyms for cornflour (as nouns)

Usage examples for Cornflour

It is made of cornflour, of wheatflour, or of chestnut-flour, and in some places of vegetables.
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After a week's experimenting with useless colouring mixtures, I was almost in despair, when the desired effect was produced by coating the cardboard with a thick cornflour paste, finally toning it down with a mixture of cobwebs and mud.
"'Brother Bosch', an Airman's Escape from Germany"
Gerald Featherstone Knight
She seemed very sleepy when I gave her her cornflour at seven.
"Anxious Audrey"
Mabel Quiller-Couch

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