cornflour

Definitions of cornflour
  1. noun
    starch prepared from the grains of corn; used in cooking as a thickener
    synonyms: cornstarch
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    type of:
    amylum, starch
    a complex carbohydrate found chiefly in seeds, fruits, tubers, roots and stem pith of plants, notably in corn, potatoes, wheat, and rice; an important foodstuff and used otherwise especially in adhesives and as fillers and stiffeners for paper and textiles
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