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[hom-uh-nee] /ˈhɒm ə ni/
whole or ground hulled corn from which the bran and germ have been removed by bleaching the whole kernels in a lye bath (lye hominy) or by crushing and sifting (pearl hominy)
(mainly US) coarsely ground maize prepared as a food by boiling in milk or water
1629, first recorded by Capt. John Smith, probably from Powhatan (Algonquian) appuminneonash “parched corn,” probably literally “that which is ground or beaten.” See grits.
[lahy-uh l] /ˈlaɪ əl/ noun 1. Sir Charles, 1797–1875, English geologist. 2. Mount, a mountain in E central California, in Yosemite National Park, in the Sierra Nevada. 13,114 feet (3997 meters). 3. Also, Lyall. a mountain on the border of Alberta and British Columbia, Canada, in the Rocky Mountains. 11,520 feet (3511 meters). /ˈlaɪəl/ noun […]
[lahy] /laɪ/ noun, Chemistry. 1. a highly concentrated, aqueous solution of potassium hydroxide or sodium hydroxide. 2. any solution resulting from leaching, percolation, or the like. /laɪ/ noun 1. any solution obtained by leaching, such as the caustic solution obtained by leaching wood ash 2. a concentrated solution of sodium hydroxide or potassium hydroxide n. […]
[lahy-jee-id, lahy-jee-id] /laɪˈdʒi ɪd, ˈlaɪ dʒi ɪd/ noun 1. Also called lygaeid bug, lygus bug [lahy-guh s] /ˈlaɪ gəs/ (Show IPA). any of numerous, often brightly marked bugs of the family Lygaeidae, which feed on the juices of plants in both the larval and adult stages and are important pests of cultivated crops and some […]
[lahy-ing] /ˈlaɪ ɪŋ/ noun 1. the telling of , or false statements; untruthfulness: From boyhood, he has never been good at lying. Synonyms: falsehood, falsity, mendacity, prevarication. Antonyms: truth, veracity. adjective 2. telling or containing lies; deliberately untruthful; deceitful; false: a lying report. Synonyms: deceptive, misleading, mendacious, fallacious; sham, counterfeit. Antonyms: true, candid, actual, correct, […]