Indian meal
noun Date: 1609 cornmeal

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Indian meal — Indian In di*an (?; 277), a. [From India, and this fr. Indus, the name of a river in Asia, L. Indus, Gr. ?, OPers. Hindu, name of the land on the Indus, Skr. sindhu river, the Indus. Cf. {Hindu}.] [1913 Webster] 1. Of or pertaining to India… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Indian meal — ☆ Indian meal n. meal made from corn (maize); cornmeal …   English World dictionary

  • Indian meal — noun N. Amer. meal ground from maize …   English new terms dictionary

  • Indian meal — In′dian meal′ n. coo cornmeal • Etymology: 1625–35, amer …   From formal English to slang

  • Indian meal — /ɪndiən ˈmil/ (say indeeuhn meel) noun → corn meal (def. 1) …   Australian English dictionary

  • Indian meal — noun coarsely ground corn • Syn: ↑cornmeal • Hypernyms: ↑meal • Substance Holonyms: ↑hoecake, ↑polenta, ↑mush, ↑cornmeal mush …   Useful english dictionary

  • Indian meal — Chiefly Brit. cornmeal (def. 1). [1625 35, Amer.] * * * …   Universalium

  • Indian meal moth — Taxobox name = Indianmeal moth image caption = Adult moths mating regnum = Animalia phylum = Arthropoda classis = Insecta ordo = Lepidoptera familia = Pyralidae subfamilia = Phycitinae genus = Plodia genus authority = Guenée, 1845 diversity link …   Wikipedia

  • indian meal moth — noun Usage: usually capitalized I Etymology: indian meal + moth : a small variably marked pyralid moth (Plodia interpunctella) having an equally variably colored larva that feeds on cereal products and other dried foods and by its extensive… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Indian — In di*an (?; 277), a. [From India, and this fr. Indus, the name of a river in Asia, L. Indus, Gr. ?, OPers. Hindu, name of the land on the Indus, Skr. sindhu river, the Indus. Cf. {Hindu}.] [1913 Webster] 1. Of or pertaining to India proper; also …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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