from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun Same as Indian meal (which see, under meal).


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  • It consisted of a mixture of chopped-up fish, tallow, and maize-meal, all boiled together into a sort of porridge.

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  • Even maize-meal polenta is there, albeit in rich versions—served as an accompaniment to sausages, or made with creamy milk and shaped into fritters.


  • Beside him in the galley, Harris worked his way through fried eggs and ham and sausage and bacon and maize-meal mush.

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  • The GMB is the only body permitted by law to trade in maize which is ground into maize-meal.

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  • November, with the staple maize-meal shooting up by 197.7 percent, cooking oil by 196.1 per cent and transport by 50 per cent, said the state-controlled Herald newspaper.

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  • The maize shortfall was visible in shops visited by Zim Online correspondents in Bulawayo and outlying areas, all of which did not have maize-meal in stock.

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  • Most shops in Harare and other cities in the north of the country, the main maize-producing belt, also did not have maize-meal having last received supplies from millers more than two weeks ago.

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  • Zimbabwe has run out of maize-meal, Zim Online reported on

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  • He warned that local millers found exporting maize-meal or maize to neighbouring countries for profit would have their licenses revoked.

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  • But Sikatana accused the farmers of hoarding maize to plunge the nation into the current artificial food deficit and inflation of maize and maize-meal prices, saying he would soon enact measures to compel farmers to sell their maize on the local market.

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