Definition of pone in English:


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Pronunciation: /pəʊn
(also corn pone or pone bread)


[mass noun] US
Unleavened maize bread in the form of flat oval cakes or loaves, originally as prepared with water by North American Indians and cooked in hot ashes: she used to come into town weekly to sell her pone
More example sentences
  • Cooked, this innocent combination forms the superstructure for such savory staples we know as: mush, cornmeal fritters, hush puppies, pone and pudding, dodgers, relish, bread, sticks and stuffing.
  • Southerners preferred corn dodgers or pone and pork and clabber rather than Yankee beef.
  • The reference is to the celebrated corn pone; the binomial form is to be preferred, since pone by itself could sometimes refer to a bread made of something other than corn.


Algonquian, 'bread'.

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