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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
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cornflourcorn‧flour /ˈkɔːnflaʊə $ ˈkɔːrnflaʊr/ noun [uncountable] British English  DFfine white flour made from corn(2), used in cooking to make soups and sauces thicker syn cornstarch American English
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cornflourMaize comes in many guises, including cornflour, cornflakes, corn oil, corn syrup, sweetcorn, corn-on-the-cob and popcorn.Mix cornflour with a little water to a paste and add to the fruit to thicken.The white dusting powder over the fleshing was sometimes cornflour.Cayenne pepper; 1 level tablespoon cornflour.Blend the cornflour with a tablespoon of water, add to the pan and cook the sauce until thickened.Mix the cornflour with a little cold water and stir into the sauce.Mix the cornflour with one tablespoon of water.Slake the cornflour in the milk and add to the pan.
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