Definition of Cornflour

1. Noun. Starch prepared from the grains of corn; used in cooking as a thickener.

Exact synonyms: Cornstarch
Generic synonyms: Amylum, Starch



Definition of Cornflour

1. Noun. (British) A very fine starch powder derived from maize (US corn) used in cooking as a thickener, to keep things from sticking, or as an anti-caking agent. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Lexicographical Neighbors of Cornflour

corneules
corneæ
cornfed
cornfield
cornfield meet
cornfield meets
cornfields
cornflag
cornflags
cornflake
cornflakes
cornflies
cornfloor
cornfloors
cornflour (current term)
cornflours
cornflower
cornflower aster
cornflower blue
cornflowers
cornfly
cornholed
cornholes
cornholing
cornhusk
cornhusking
cornhuskings
cornhusks

Literary usage of Cornflour

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. German Cookery for the English Kitchen by Ella Oswald (1906)
"2 oz. cornflour. 4 eggs. i teaspoonful salt. Boil up the butter, ... Mix the cornflour smoothly with the gill of cold milk, beat up with the yolks and add ..."

2. Proceedings of the Society of Biblical Archaeology by Society of Biblical Archaeology (1897)
"The aim of this baking was to provide (suaf) the store house 4. <K\ rr^i , ut'a (see the corrections), of the Pharaoh. 7. Meson day 23, cornflour tep sacks ..."

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