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hominy grits

noun
1.
grits (def 1).
Origin
1790-1800
1790-1800; Americanism
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Examples for hominy grits
  • Corn grits, sometimes called hominy grits, are the largest particle size product from the corn dry milling process.
  • Cook slowly two cups of hominy grits and one teaspoon of salt in three pints of water for three hours.
British Dictionary definitions for hominy grits

hominy grits

plural noun
1.
(US) finely ground hominy Often shortened to grits
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