Corn starch

starch derived from the corn grain

Corn starch (or cornflour, sometimes also called maizena) is the starch taken from corn grain. It is used in many ways, mainly in the making of corn syrup, other sugars,[1] snack foods, sweets and beer.[2] Like starch from other sources, it is also used for starching laundry and for industrial uses.[3]

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  1. "Definition of CORNSTARCH".
  2. "Corn Starch|Japan Corn Starch". Archived from the original on 2017-10-17. Retrieved 2020-08-07.
  3. "Corn starch". Everything2. Retrieved 21 January 2014.