Definition of hominy in English:
Coarsely ground corn used to make grits: [as modifier]: hominy grits
More example sentences
- In this case what is being coarsely ground is hominy.
- I was up at 5:00 or 5:30 going out to the smokehouse for ham, cooking hominy grits, and making biscuits.
- We're not sure if Martin had anything to do with it, but we did find traces of hominy grits mixed in with the samples.
early 17th century: shortened from Virginia Algonquian uskatahomen.
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