How Do You Spell HOMINY?

Correct spelling for the English word "hominy" is [h_ˈɒ_m_ɪ_n_ɪ], [hˈɒmɪnɪ], [hˈɒmɪnɪ]] (IPA phonetic alphabet).

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Plural form of HOMINY is HOMINIES

Definition of HOMINY

  1. A word of Indian derivation. Maize or Indian corn hulled and coarsely broken. It is prepared for food by being mixed with water and boiled.

Anagrams of HOMINY

4 letters

Common Misspellings for HOMINY

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Usage Examples for HOMINY

  1. Moreover, Mr. Atwater himself was not at present in the house; he had closed and locked it the day before, giving the servants a week's vacation and telling them not to return till he sent for them; and he had then gone out of town to look over a hominy- mill he thought of buying. - "Gentle Julia" by Booth Tarkington
  2. We have had the ducks you shot yesterday, and some of your experimental hominy; but they are all gone. - "Richard Carvel, Complete" by Winston Churchill Last Updated: March 5, 2009
  3. While corn meal is generally used, hominy may take its place. - "Ducks and Geese" by Harry M. Lamon Rob R. Slocum
  4. The woman washed some hominy in a pail and seemed to have forgotten our presence; but the little girl recognized Alix, who took from her own neck a bright silk handkerchief and tied it over the child's head, put a dollar in her hand, and kissed her forehead. - "Strange True Stories of Louisiana" by George Washington Cable
  5. When the corn was dry, the Indians pounded it in order to make meal or hominy of it. - "Stories of American Life and Adventure" by Edward Eggleston