cornflake

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corn +‎ flake

Noun[edit]

cornflake (plural cornflakes)

  1. A toasted flake of maize used as breakfast cereal.
    • 2009 June 7, David Corcoran, “Ideas That Translate Into Full Local Flavors”, in New York Times[1]:
      But the kitchen regained its footing with a juicy pork chop, from a farm in Pennsylvania, with a cornflake crust; catfish (in a departure, from Louisiana) pan roasted, with black-bean-studded rice; and a chicken breast (from Delaware) pan roasted, with balsamic vinegar and a first-rate mozzarella.

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