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hominy Line breaks: hom¦iny
Pronunciation: /ˈhɒmɪni/

Definition of hominy in English:


[mass noun] US
Coarsely ground corn (maize) 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.


Shortened from Virginia Algonquian uskatahomen.

Words that rhyme with hominy

dominie, Melpomene

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