Definition of corn flour in English:

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corn flour

Pronunciation: /ˈkôrn ˌflouər/


1Flour made from corn: the fish were coated with corn flour and fried
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  • In a medium bowl, combine the corn flour, all-purpose flour, and sugar.
  • ‘I feed my crickets a special food combining corn flour, wheat flour and apple pieces,’ he said.
  • If you need to add more flour, add more white flour, not corn flour.
1.1 (usually cornflour) British term for cornstarch.
Example sentences
  • Meanwhile, beat the egg yolks, another 40g of castor sugar, cornflour, plain flour and the remaining milk together in a bowl until smooth.
  • A rations-era store cupboard would have contained the likes of flour, cornflour, baking powder, Oxo and salt.
  • Marinate chicken in soya sauce and cornflour and leave for ten mins.

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Syllabification: corn flour

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