What is another word for hominy?

Pronunciation: [hˈɒmɪni] (IPA)

Hominy is a food staple that has been consumed for centuries in North and Central America. It is a corn-based food product produced by soaking dried kernels in an alkali solution, which removes the hulls and germ, leaving behind large, puffy kernels. The term hominy is derived from the Powhatan language, the word "rockahomine" meaning "maize" or "uncleaved corn." While the term hominy is most commonly used in the Southern United States, there are many synonyms for this versatile food, including grits, posole, nixtamal, samp, and masa. Hominy can be cooked with beans, meats, or chili peppers and is used in dishes such as stews, soups, and tamales.

What are the hypernyms for Hominy?

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What are the hyponyms for Hominy?

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Usage examples for Hominy

Coarse oatmeal and fine hominy must be cooked from four to six hours, but need only four cupfuls of water to each cup of cereal.
"The Myrtle Reed Cook Book"
Myrtle Reed
Add the milk to the hominy, then the salt, sugar, butter, and eggs, then the soda, and the flour last.
"The Myrtle Reed Cook Book"
Myrtle Reed
The redheads were now in order, with squares of fried hominy, and for the moment Hodges held his peace.
"Peter A Novel of Which He is Not the Hero"
F. Hopkinson Smith

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