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hominy definitions

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

n
1: hulled corn with the bran and germ removed

Merriam Webster's

noun Etymology: Virginia Algonquian -homen, literally, that treated (in the way specified) Date: 1629 kernels of corn that have been soaked in a caustic solution (as of lye) and then washed to remove the hulls

Oxford Reference Dictionary

n. esp. US coarsely ground maize kernels esp. boiled with water or milk. Etymology: Algonquian

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Hominy Hom"i*ny, n. [From North American Indian auh['u]minea parched corn.] Maize hulled and broken, and prepared for food by being boiled in water. [U.S.] [Written also homony.]



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