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HOMINY

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does hominy mean? 

HOMINY (noun)
  The noun HOMINY has 1 sense:

1. hulled corn with the bran and germ removed

  Familiarity information: HOMINY used as a noun is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


HOMINY (noun)


Sense 1hominy [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Hulled corn with the bran and germ removed

Classified under:

Nouns denoting foods and drinks

Hypernyms ("hominy" is a kind of...):

corn; edible corn (ears of corn grown for human food)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "hominy"):

lye hominy (hominy prepared by bleaching in lye)

pearl hominy (hominy prepared by milling to pellets of medium size)


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