Definition of cornmeal in English:

cornmeal

noun

  • [mass noun] Meal made from corn, especially (in the US) maize flour or (in Scotland) oatmeal.

    ‘cooked cornmeal mixed with milk’
    [as modifier] ‘delicious cornmeal cakes’
    • ‘It is not the same as cornmeal or maize meal, which are relatively whole flours containing most of the maize grain.’
    • ‘Combine butter with cornmeal and rub into flour.’
    • ‘It can be long-grain or wild rice, grits, bulgur, cornmeal muffins, or even popcorn.’
    • ‘Meal components such as cornmeal, salt fish, and salt beef were supplied to the original plantation labor forces.’
    • ‘Dip the sweetbread pieces in buttermilk, liberally coat with the seasoned cornmeal mix and sear on all sides until golden brown.’
    • ‘In another medium mixing-bowl, combine the cornmeal, flour and baking powder.’
    • ‘The dough can derive from cornmeal, flour, potatoes, or green bananas.’
    • ‘Drop each piece on a tray liberally dusted with rice flour or cornmeal and roll them over until well coated.’
    • ‘These tortillas come in two flavors as well, plain corn and red chili-flavored cornmeal.’
    • ‘It is flavored with garlic or onion, and thickened with rice or cornmeal dumplings called Bori.’
    • ‘The oysters, fried in a fine-textured breading instead of the usual Gulf Coast cornmeal, fairly popped with juices.’
    • ‘For the foie gras pancakes, in a medium bowl, sift together the flour, sugar, salt, and cornmeal.’
    • ‘My grandmother, of course, cooked them - lightly breaded in cornmeal - and we feasted.’
    • ‘In a bowl, combine the flour, cornmeal, sugar, salt, baking powder, and baking soda and mix well.’
    • ‘Built in 1846, the mill processed flour and cornmeal back in the valley's early days.’
    • ‘In a large bowl, combine flour, cornmeal, baking powder and salt.’
    • ‘For breakfast people may eat porridge made of cornmeal or oatmeal, cereal, or bread and tea.’
    • ‘Zimbabwean hosts feed 6,000 people rice and cornmeal porridge twice daily from black cooking pots lined up on the conference grounds.’
    • ‘If you are using pizza dough, form it into two round pizza crusts, using cornmeal instead of flour to prevent it from sticking.’
    • ‘Products like cornmeal, baking soda and cornstarch are also not allowed.’

Pronunciation:

cornmeal

/ˈkɔːnmiːl/