plural of grit('hulled oats')
Dried corn (maize) milled (ground) to a coarse meal.
‘She made a kind of polenta from cornmeal and chicken broth, with some cheese sprinkled on top.’;
(Western Hemisphere) Coarsely ground hominy which is boiled and eaten, primarily in the Southern United States.
coarsely ground corn
plural of grit
Cornmeal is a meal (coarse flour) ground from dried corn. It is a common staple food, and is ground to coarse, medium, and fine consistencies, but not as fine as wheat flour.
coarsely ground hulled corn boiled as a breakfast dish in the southern United States
a dish of coarsely ground maize kernels boiled with water or milk.
coarsely ground maize kernels used to make grits.
Grits is a porridge made from boiled cornmeal. Hominy grits is a type of grits made from hominy – corn that has been treated with an alkali in a process called nixtamalization, with the pericarp removed.