Definition of cornflour in English:


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Pronunciation: /ˈkɔːnflaʊə


[mass noun] British
  • Finely ground maize flour, used for thickening sauces.
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    • 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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