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hom·i·ny / ˈhämənē/ • n. coarsely ground corn used to make grits: [as adj.] hominy grits.

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hominy Prepared maize kernels, also known as samp. Lye hominy has the pericarp and germ removed by soaking in caustic soda. Pearled hominy is degermed hulled maize. Corn grits are ground hominy.

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hominy maize boiled with water or milk. XVII. of N. Amer. Indian orig.

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