What is another word for cornmeal?

Pronunciation: [kˈɔːnmi͡əl] (IPA)

Cornmeal is a staple ingredient used in many recipes such as polenta, cornbread, and tortillas. It is often referred to as "maize flour" or "corn flour," but there are other synonyms that can be used interchangeably. One such synonym is "grits," commonly used in Southern cuisine. Another is "masa harina," which is used in Mexican dishes such as tamales and gorditas. "Cornflakes" can also be used as a synonym, although it is more commonly associated with breakfast cereals. "Corn grits" and "cornmeal flour" are two more options. Whatever you call it, cornmeal is a versatile ingredient that adds texture and flavor to many dishes.

What are the hypernyms for Cornmeal?

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

What are the hyponyms for Cornmeal?

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

What are the holonyms for Cornmeal?

Holonyms are words that denote a whole whose part is denoted by another word.

Usage examples for Cornmeal

Every Saturday, or at longer intervals, Sam calls upon the merchant for his "rations"; a family of five usually gets about thirty pounds of fat side-pork and a couple of bushels of cornmeal a month.
"The Souls of Black Folk"
W. E. B. Du Bois
Another: Into two cups of boiling water pour a half cup of cornmeal.
"Camp and Trail"
Stewart Edward White
It is made as follows: Take three-quarters of a cup of either cornmeal, oatmeal, Cream of Wheat, or Germea, and mix it thoroughly with an equal quantity of flour.
"Camp and Trail"
Stewart Edward White

Famous quotes with Cornmeal

  • If you have a busy natural foods store in your community, give their bulk cornmeal a try: high turnover means the product will most likely be fresh. And if the cornmeal is organic, all the better.
    Jeremy Jackson
  • Most cornmeal producers don't tell you when their cornmeal was milled, which makes it difficult to know how long the product has been sitting in the store before you bought it.
    Jeremy Jackson

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