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Definition of hominy noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

hominy

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//ˈhɒmɪni//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈhɑːmɪni//
 
[uncountable]
 
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dried corn (maize ), boiled in water or milk, eaten especially in the southern states of the US Word Originshortened from Virginia Algonquian uskatahomen.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: hominy