cornflour corn"flour`, corn flour corn" flour` . a flour or starch prepared from the grains of corn; it is used in cooking as a thickener.

Syn: cornstarch. [WordNet 1.5]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • Cornflour — may be: Cornmeal, flour ground from dried corn Cornstarch ( cornflour in the UK), the white, powdered starch of the maize grain Masa, the flour of hominy Wheat starch, in Australia See also Cornflower, a small annual flowering plant with blue… …   Wikipedia

  • cornflour — ► NOUN Brit. ▪ finely ground maize flour, used for thickening sauces …   English terms dictionary

  • cornflour — [[t]kɔ͟ː(r)nflaʊə(r)[/t]] also corn flour N UNCOUNT Cornflour is a fine white powder made from maize and is used to make sauces thicker. [BRIT] (in AM, use cornstarch) …   English dictionary

  • cornflour — noun ˈkʊən.flɑː A very fine starch powder derived from maize (US corn) used in cooking as a thickener, to keep things from sticking, or as an anti caking agent …   Wiktionary

  • cornflour — Kiwi (New Zealand Slang) cornstarch …   English dialects glossary

  • cornflour — corn|flour [ˈko:nflauə US ˈko:rnflaur] n [U] BrE fine white flour made from ↑corn, used in cooking to make soups and sauces thicker American Equivalent: cornstarch …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • cornflour — corn|flour [ kɔrn,flaur ] noun uncount BRITISH CORNSTARCH …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • cornflour — cornstarch …   Kiwi (New Zealand slang)

  • cornflour — n. flour made from corn …   English contemporary dictionary

  • cornflour — noun Brit. finely ground maize flour, used for thickening sauces …   English new terms dictionary

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