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[mass noun] Meal ground from maize.
- ‘He ate simple meals, his diet consisting mostly of rye, Indian meal, potatoes, rice, a little pork, salt and molasses.’
- ‘For breakfast, we used to get Indian meal - it was a kind of yellow meal - two slices of bread with lard and tea with no sugar.’
- ‘During the famine the potatoes were replaced with Indian meal.’
- ‘Happy roosting chicks, fed on layers of mash, Indian meal and corn, they produce a daily supply of eggs, with yolks as orange as the setting sun.’
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