Grits meaning

grĭts
Ground hominy that is boiled with water or milk and served as a breakfast food or side dish.
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Coarsely ground grain, especially corn.
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Corn or other grain, soybeans, etc. ground more coarsely than for flour or meal; esp., in the South, hominy ground coarsely: grits are eaten as porridge, as a side dish, and in casseroles.
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Plural form of grit ('hulled oats')
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(Western Hemisphere) Coarsely ground hominy which is boiled and eaten, primarily in the Southern United States.
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Plural form of grit.
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Third-person singular simple present indicative form of grit.
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(Canada) The Liberal Party of Canada.
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Origin of grits

  • Alteration of Middle English grutta coarse meal from Old English grytta pl. of grytt

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • See grit (“hulled oats”)

    From Wiktionary

  • See grit (Etymology 1)

    From Wiktionary