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corn bread

noun
1.
Also called Indian bread. a bread made of cornmeal.
2.
(especially in northeastern U.S.) a sourdough rye bread, moist and heavy in texture.
Origin
1740-1750
1740-50, Americanism
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British Dictionary definitions for corn-bread

corn bread

noun
1.
a kind of bread made from maize meal Also called Indian bread
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corn bread

any of various breads made wholly or in part of cornmeal, corn (maize) ground to the consistency of fine granules. Cornbread is especially associated with the cuisine of the Southern and Atlantic U.S. states. Because corn lacks elastic gluten, it cannot be raised with yeast; consequently, most cornbreads are leavened with baking powder or baked unleavened, even when made partly of wheat flour. Cornbreads tend to be crumbly in texture and do not keep well.

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